Billable hours Posts

Law firms throughout Australia saw a decline across most segments in the previous quarter, widening the gap between the Big 8 law firms and their Large counterparts. Australian law firms across most…

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With the increasing prevalence of alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) – such as fixed, blended and capped fees and retainers – firms have the ability to increase the client’s perception of…

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For law firms investing in technology to drive innovation and efficiency, document automation is an easy win and, given today’s digitally driven legal landscape, it’s absolutely essential. Manual processes, including document…

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In an age of disruption, BigLaw or traditional large law firms face increasing competition from rapidly evolving NewLaw providers. But what does NewLaw actually mean, and how do these firms differ…

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Law firms face increasing pressure to move away from time-based billing, and numerous firms have relinquished the billable hour in favour of alternative fee arrangements. We explore why a flat-fee…

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Advances in automation are empowering lawyers to cut down on labour-intensive, repetitive tasks and instead focus their skills on higher-value work. Now, artificial intelligence (AI) is making this automation much…

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The business of law is changing like never before. Even as the recession eases, corporate clients continue to pressure their law firms to cut costs, increase efficiency, and move to…

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Firms are stepping beyond the dogma of traditional legal service delivery, lawyers are carving out new flexible career opportunities and clients are getting cost certainty and transparency. But how is…

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A lot of law firms still rely on manual processes for legal research, document production and workflow. Online research and automated legal technology solutions can save your firm valuable billable…

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