Content – the forgotten treasure on the legaltech treasure map

In this conversation, we chat with Tim Perry, Director of Practical Law for Asia and Emerging Markets at Thomson Reuters. Tim and I have known each other for more than a decade, having both started our careers at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in universe far away a long time ago. Tim is a fountain of knowledge …

Using visualizations to represent structural legal data in transactions

When people think of lawyers, they generally think of lawyers using words on a page or words spoken in court. Unless they have worked with lawyers through the planning and strategizing stages of a case, most people do not think of lawyers as visual creatures. The lucky few who have worked with lawyers extensively may …

Can we (or should we) open source the legal profession?

When it comes to sharing of knowledge and tools, there is a common perception that legal professionals are not very good at sharing of its valuable knowledge and resources. Whereas the common perception (one which I used to hold) is that the tech industry is much better at sharing than the legal profession. For me, …

Witness familiarization and how to combat the dark arts of cross examination

We had the pleasure to speak with Tom Nevin of Loquitur (https://loquitur.com.au/) a few weeks ago about the dark arts of what trial lawyers have to do, and how by providing training to witnesses, Loquitur helps trial lawyers achieve better results for their clients. To give a little context to why we had this conversation …

A guide to document automation – how to kickstart efficiency

After our conversation in January, our friends at Avvoka released “The Ultimate Guide to Document Automation” this week. We wanted to share this guide for any readers who are interested in more information about what Giles discussed with us. (Giles was not kidding when he wrote to us and told us the guide was “super-comprehensive”) …

Pairing hard technology with soft service to deliver better outcomes

No-code and low-code platforms have been a focal point of attention in quite some years in the legal profession. To find out more about no-code and low-code platforms, we had the pleasure to have a conversation with Jackson Liu from Neota Logic, one of the most well known companies in the legal technology sector. As …