Uber Australia has settled a Federal Court case with an UberEats driver they sacked for being late with a delivery before the court could rule on whether then driver was an employee of the business. The move heads off the threat the US tech giant being forced to recognise drivers as employees, rather than contractors,… Read more »
A NSW court has confirmed that media companies are responsible for defamatory comments posted on Facebook
Part of growing up is learning to take responsibility for the hurtful things you say. As a person who often says stupid things, I often need reminding. Defamation law reflects that lesson. When you say something that hurts another person, it can cost you. A recent decision has stretched this commonsense intuition. According to the… Read more »
Legal firm Lander & Rogers has partnered with Melbourne coworking community YBF Ventures to open a LawTech Hub. The space will be open to the firm’s staff and clients, and startups, with startups to be accepted for set periods through two intakes a year. Genevieve Collins, chief executive partner at Lander & Rogers, said the… Read more »
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UNSW, llens, and the Law Society of NSW are teaming up to prepare the legal system for the challenges presented by technological advancements.
French startup Wonder.legal launches in Australia to provide businesses and individuals with templated legal documents
With documents for both individuals and startups, Wonder.legal works by having a user select a template and then answering questions to fill it in.
The New Zealand Government has put forward a plan to progress the country’s digital industry through new initiatives and educational reforms.
ALEX Solutions has developed software that analyses a company’s digital framework to shine a spotlight on any “sensitive” data which poses a security issue.
MEETIG8’s online job marketplace provides a simplistic and cheap way for companies to hire freelance risk compliance and audit professionals.
Australian law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth has signed a three year partnership deal with the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP).
Online law firm LegalVision has been named the Innovator of the Year at the 16th annual Australian Law Awards, hosted by Lawyers Weekly.
LegalVision raises $4.2 million Series B round to expand offering around Australia and explore machine learning
Sydney legal startup LegalVision announced today that it has secured $4.2 million in a Series B round to continue its growth in the Australian online legal market. The funding round was led by Gilbert + Tobin (G+T), who have also been responsible for previously investing in LegalVision in November last year.
Thedocyard has created Closing Rooms, a cloud-based service that streamlines all the processes necessary for lawyers to manage deals.
Australian legal startup LawPath has partnered with global law firm Norton Rose Partners to offer startups and small businesses fixed-price packages through its online platform.
Lawyers in pop culture are often stereotyped as smug and greedy, stretching out cases for as long as possible to get as much money as they can. But in the real world lawyers, just like many other professionals, are looking to work as efficiently as possible, and are doing so by completing more work online for fixed fees.