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  • A decade of smartphones: the iPhone is nearly 10

    23 February 2017

    The term ‘smartphone’ is generally defined as a mobile phone that can perform the functions of a computer.It has a…

  • Four helpful apps for lawyers

    2 February 2017

    SwiftKey is a third party keyboard application.It is available for both Android and iPhone as an alternative to a phone’s…

  • The Cloud

    2 February 2017

    Ironically, what we know as the cloud, the shared pool of resources online, is not very cloud-like. It comprises hundreds…

  • New projects prepare NZ for the information revolution

    2 February 2017

    The Law Foundation’s new, dedicated $2 million fund for information law and policy research has kick-started some exciting new projects…

  • e-Discovery Software: The basics

    26 January 2017

    The discovery process can be time-consuming and tedious.Having to sort out relevant information, catalogue it, number it, then print out…

  • News and developments, 22 to 28 July 2016

    28 July 2016

    This is a summary of some of the many technological and online developments which are changing the face of legal…

  • News and developments, 15 to 21 July 2016

    21 July 2016

    This is a summary of some of the many technological and online developments which are changing the face of legal…

  • News and developments, 8 to 14 July 2016

    14 July 2016

    This is a summary of some of the many technological and online developments which are changing the face of legal…

  • News and developments, 1 to 7 July 2016

    7 July 2016

    This is a summary of some of the many technological and online developments which are changing the face of legal…

  • Open and transparent billing

    22 June 2015

    Are your current billing practices potentially misleading?Examples of potentially misleading practices include:conflating an "agency fee" or other firm charges with…

  • Recording client attendance information

    22 May 2012

    Privacy issues arising from the keeping of a diary by a barrister to record client contact has been considered by…

  • Practice management systems for the New Zealand market

    16 December 2011

    There are at least six Practice Management Systems that are being marketed to New Zealand lawyers. Each provider was asked…

  • Choosing a practice management system

    16 December 2011

    Practice management systems (PMS) for law firms are currently going through a huge period of change. “We are seeing a…

  • OnGuard and Baldwins

    1 November 2010

    OnGuard – Baldwins case study Background Founded 114 years ago, patent attorney and associated law firm, Baldwins, has built an…

  • A Memory Tree death notices

    27 October 2010

    Death notices published in New Zealand daily newspapers are being gathered, stored and made available to subscribers by a local…

Last updated on the 15th June 2017