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Tagged with 'Legal Technology'
Can technology really help us bridge the Access to Justice gap? Discover how some Australian and International initiatives have used technology to build new services that empower the community.
As lawyers increasingly rely on technology, now more than ever, law firms need to implement measures to safeguard their business. In our course, Lawyers' Ethical Duties in the Digital Age, Zahn Nel, CIO of FilePro Legal Practice Management Software, explores 4 critical safeguarding measures and provides practical steps law firms can take to protect their firm against cyber risks.
From incorrect redactions to inadvertently disclosing confidential client information, there is plenty of evidence of lawyers using technology incompetently. But as technology becomes embedded in modern legal practice - lawyers must educate themselves about technology or face the risk of failing to uphold their ethical duties.
Email is an indispensable tool for almost all lawyers. It's fast and easy to use - but it can also lead to serious ethical breaches if it's not managed carefully. Check out these tips from our courses, Working Effectively with Email and Ethics and Email, to learn practical steps lawyers can take to navigate the perils of email successfully.
Innovation has become critical for firms looking to thrive in the disrupted legal industry – but there are still barriers that need to be overcome before a firm can fully embrace legal innovation. Lay the groundwork for sustainable innovation by changing your team’s approach to change, innovation and collaboration.
For the second year in a row, LawCPD participated in the Disrupting Law Hackathon in Perth. Over 54 hours, five teams of law students came up with creative, innovative, technology-based solutions to a range of real-life issues facing the legal profession.
Read on to learn more about their exciting solutions and what might be the next big innovation in the law.
Mitch Kowalski is an international advocate for legal innovation, frequently invited to speak on the topic at conferences and universities across the globe. Author of our popular online CPD course, "Lawyers, Technology and Innovation", Mitch was recently in Australia. We took the opportunity to sit down with him to talk about his thoughts on legal innovation in the profession at a global level, and how Australian law firms match up to their international counterparts.
Recently Sarah Mateljan, Co-Founder and Director of LawCPD.com.au, was a roaming mentor at the inaugural Disrupting Law Hackathon in Perth – organised by the Legal Forecast and hosted by UWA law school. Over 54 hours, 35 students working in 7 teams came up with innovative, creative and disruptive solutions to real-world legal problems.