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Innovation

From the way we apply the law and deliver our services to the technologies we bring to bear, innovating for our clients is at the heart of everything we do.

In order to solve the markets most significant and complex legal problems, we need to innovate and we do.

Our focus is on the areas that our clients want most: legal know-how, enabling processes and service delivery. Through massive investments in these areas, we are able to deliver world-class advice (in the way our clients want) and from teams with deep sector understanding, commercial insight and the relationships necessary to advance our clients interests.

Some of our more recent and significant innovations include:  

  • The legal industry’s first iPad/iPhone friendly transaction dashboard - delivering real time, secure and highly interactive information to clients
  • Sharing insight with clients via social media and interactive blogs
  • Engineering-disciplined project management teams
  • Strong sector focus with cross-expertise collaboration and commitment to sharing insight
  • Strategic secondments into organisations that are leaders in a sector or undertaking unique transactions
  • Predictive coding in eDiscovery
  • Second generation electronic data rooms to cater for the rapid collaboration needs of our clients
  • Dedicated client feedback team who conduct independent service reviews for projects and client relationships

Some of our more recent and significant innovative work includes:

  • The first trust “top hat” scheme for one of Australia’s largest utility funds
  • Changing the Electoral Act resulting in an additional 100,000 Australians casting a vote at the Federal Election
  • Acting on the first fully-termed sale and purchase agreement for the supply of LNG from coal seam gas
  • The first sport infrastructure PPP
  • The first retail bond offer under ASIC’s new rules.

Recent awards

  • BRW Client Choice Award - Innovation (finalist) - 2011
  • Ringtail Champion - FTI - 2011
  • Practice Management Champion - International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) - 2010
  • Winner, ALB Australasian Law Award for ‘Innovative use of technology’ - 2010
  • Winner, College of Law Practice Management InnovAction Award - 2008 and 2007
  • Global Awards for Excellence in BPM & Workflow - 2007