3 tips to ranking number one on Google

When people are searching for information, their first step is to head to the internet and google. So much so, that the company name is now a verb. How you rank on Google is likely…

The future of tech, integration and AI

48% of Australian firms say their biggest challenge to driving innovation internally is ‘getting enough time and resources away from business as usual’ to make a change[1]. Recently, John Ahern, CEO at InfoTrack presented at…

Getting the most out of the early years of your career

I have never considered myself to be the best person to give career advice. No doubt there are others out there with far more experience than me, and who have achieved far more than I…

Four social media marketing secrets to help your firm kick goals

The idea of using social media as a marketing tool to promote a law firm can sometimes be met with a hint of scepticism. Misconceptions about how people use social media channels can be rife.…

Automating Your Law Firm

When starting a new legal practice, it’s hard to know why some firms are “great” and others aren’t. Some have been dominant in their field for a very long time and some fizzle out after…

Victoria: On the move towards 100% digital conveyancing

This week, Victoria is on the move towards making all conveyancing, digital. Currently, 90% of all lodgements are completed online in Victoria. As mandated, all documents must be lodged online from 1 August. A bit…

5 mistakes to avoid when managing Trust Accounts

If you manage conveyance transactions, settlements, or even funds in anticipation of costs, you probably handle many millions of dollars in client funds every year. It is imperative that your clients have confidence that those…

Still writing your passwords on a post-it? Here’s why 2-factor authentication isn’t as technical as it sounds

While it might sound hard, two-factor authentication is an essential part of making sure we are protected digitally. What two-factor authentication entails is two steps to verify that you are who you say you are,…

Toxic secret kept from owners of Erskineville units

Today, the Sydney Morning Herald shared a toxic secret that was kept from apartment owners in Erskineville. Owners were barred from moving into their apartments for more than a year and were yesterday, blindsided by…

Conveyancers need to ask, “How strong is your deposit bond?”

Conveyancers need to question the strength of deposit bonds if they want to protect their clients and their reputation. Unfortunately, nobody questions the strength of a deposit bond until they need it. As the situation…