Your Legal Business: Technology – Tackling It, Taking It On and Transforming Your Practice (on demand)

Recorded Seminar 2 CPD Hrs
Your desk or your portable device

Synopsis

Tech too much? Got your head in the Cloud? Don’t know your big data from your back end?

This On demand seminar will illuminate and inspire about Cloud computing, dealing with IT companies, the digital/paperless office, the remote/virtual office, storage solutions and future-proofing – and get you thinking about how to approach these matters, or improve them, in your particular practice. 

Learning outcomes

In respect of technology for legal practice:

  • Become apprised of the need for an ICT leader.
  • Gain a better understanding of Cloud computing, including best usage and practices.
  • Obtain answers to your questions about how best to deal with IT companies. 
  •  Be guided on how to make the move towards a digital office, and the benefits and likely barriers.  
  • Gain insights into the workings of a remote/virtual office.
  • Benefit from tips about options for storage solutions.
  • Develop a better understanding of what’s now and what’s next.

Who should view?

This session will be relevant to all practitioners but will particularly assist principals, partners, directors and practice managers of small to medium firms as well as barristers.              

 

Order timeframe

Access details will be delivered via email within 15 minutes.

Presenters

Don Thomas
Director
Thomas & Co Lawyers Limited
(incorporating Titirangi Law Centre)

Don commenced practice in 1971, became a principal in 1975 and was in sole practice from 1986 - 2016. Since then, he has been a director in Thomas & Co Lawyers Ltd, and merged with Titirangi Law Centre in 2017.

Don completed Legal Practice Management, levels 1 and 2, at the University of NSW (Armidale). He was an Auckland District Law Society Council Member 1979 - 1985, on its Forms and Costs Committees 1979 - 1985 and on the Auckland District Legal Aid Committee 1980 - 1985. He is a Council member of the New Zealand Society of Notaries.

Arran Hunt
Principal
Virt Law

Arran is the principal at Virt Law. Arran was previously working as a technical business analyst, for a Fortune50 company in London and several large firms and city councils in Auckland, before being admitted in 2010.

Lloyd Gallagher
Principal
Gallagher & Co

Lloyd is actively involved around the world in Alternative Dispute Resolution where he acts as Arbitrator and Mediator.

With a strong IT background, Lloyd works with law practitioners’ and policy makers to develop solutions that focus on access to justice and technology security

Hayley Weber
Office Manager
WRMK Lawyers and
Managing Consultant
PageZERO

Hayley has been with WRMK Lawyers since 1990. Having gained extensive knowledge across a range of roles, including working as a legal executive for ten years, trust accounting, office accounting and management. Hayley loves systems and technology and finding smarter ways for lawyers and support staff to work.

Six years ago Hayley played a leading role in developing office procedures, policies and manuals which enable the firm to successfully implement a digital office and work more efficiently.

Hayley is currently managing Pagezero Limited (a division of WRMK Lawyers) which specialises in legal office support offering assistance across a number of administration services (including transitioning to a digital office). 

Chair

Geoff Hardy
Partner
Martelli McKegg