Developing a client-centric culture ensuring ethical strength

At Cultivate 2019: Brisbane, David Bowles, Solicitor from the Queensland Law Society (QLS) led the panel discussion on ethical considerations for law firms today. From hiring with ethical considerations in mind to technological changes, cyber…

Why eSignatures are the secret to business efficiency

Some things in life – like a heartfelt letter from a distant friend – deserve their place in the pen-and-paper world. Other things – like business agreements, sales contracts and employee onboarding forms – don’t.…

Be alert not alarmed to flags on a property search

When planning to build or develop land, buying a new property or make changes to existing property, it is important to consider what may impact the intentions of your client. Whether the area they are…

Why being an innovative legal firm can drive success and how

Innovation is a term that’s often used in business. In many businesses, you’re likely to hear the terms “innovation” and “innovative” multiple times. Yet, it is often so loosely used that we sometimes forget what…

Why people and technology can both assist in growing your firm

At Cultivate 2019: Sydney, Emanuel Oros, Partner: Corporate and Commercial at Sparke Helmore Lawyers took part in the industry expert panel discussion sharing technologies and tips he uses in his business to grow the firm.…

Queensland reduces paperwork in property conveyancing

Earlier this year, QLD parliament passed a bill amending the Land Title Act 1994 so that paper Certificate’s of Title (CT), will no longer have any legal effect. This will be in place from today,…

Four steps to help you conduct your due diligence

Identity crime is happening in Australia today. In fact, according to the Australian Federal Police, it is one of the most common crimes affecting the Australian community, costing upwards of $1.6 billion annually. In August…

“I walked away with practical tips to grow my firm”

InfoTrack presents Cultivate 2019 – complimentary seminars to grow your practice. Today, InfoTrack presented Cultivate 2019 at the ICC Sydney.  As the first of three complimentary growth seminars, Cultivate 2019 is designed to help lawyers…

NSW: These are the postcodes you want to learn more about

One month after launching the complimentary Conveyancing Data Insights Report we’ve had wonderful interest in the property market insights we have shared with you across NSW. Outside of Sydney CBD, the top three most downloaded…

Public speaking: A skill, not a talent

This piece first appeared in Portia, a publication by Victorian Women Lawyers in 2018. It is my view that no person is born a good public speaker. It is a skill that is learned and…