We are lawyers, but we are people first

For all businesses across Australia, the last two financial years have created challenges, like we have never seen before. We recently spoke with Bona Fide Lawyers in Victoria. Rachel Lapinskas, Tim Riley, Megan Glew and…

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Permanent reforms to digital signatures planned for late 2021

Yesterday, the Government passed legislation enabling digital signatures to be used on documents until March 31, 2022, however the plan is to make this extension permanent in the months to come. With the Treasury Laws…

How one firm made their biggest saving: Time

Shakila Maclean, Relationship Manager at All Hours Conveyancing in Victoria spoke with us recently about how technology has impacted her firm. All Hours Property is a conveyancing firm based out of the Melbourne CBD and…

The law firm of the future

The law firm of the future

Zegal have recently released their ‘Thought Leadership Review 2021’ which assembled a panel of experts including lawyers, investors and founders from Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, and the United Kingdom. The study aims to provide insight,…

‘Pure cyber crime’ set to rise as a third of Australians report attacks. Here’s how to protect yourself and your firm

‘Pure cyber crime’ set to rise as a third of Australians report attacks. Here’s how to protect yourself and your firm

Today, Flinders University released a report showing “A third of Australians have been the targets of cyber crime” at least once in their lives.” The study polled approximately 12,000 Australians, and found that roughly 2.8…

New Legal Market Research: How does your firm stack up?

New Legal Market Research: How does your firm stack up?

Recently, BigHand released the Legal Workflow Management Report which gathered data from over 900 senior legal operations, HR and Support Services professionals across the globe. The report shares new insight into law firms’ plans for…

Women lead the way in the legal profession

Today, the AFR reported that “women have officially taken over the legal profession in Australia, with 53% of solicitors now female and every state and territory reporting more women lawyers than men for the first…

Can data analysis help your firm achieve more?

At bytherules we believe in providing a great client experience (CX) and always assumed our customers had them. It wasn’t until we bought it to the fore and made a determined effort to measure it,…

Changes to the NSW land title system

Today, the NSW Registrar General announced changes to Land Titles and Conveyancing in NSW. On 11 October 2021, new changes to the land titles system in NSW will be introduced that will transition NSW away…

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How protecting your clients from cyber fraud can elevate your legal practises

With the demand for housing and property prices currently at an all-time high, sales volumes are now 116% higher when compared to this time last year. As such, the competition is rife, and the need for security and efficiency is increasing.   Cyber…