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Navigating the New – the Law Practice as a Business

In this episode, host Julian Morrow chats with Alistair Marshall about the changing legal services market and looks at practical tips for attracting clients to your legal practice.

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Alistair Marshall bio
Transcript: Navigating the New – the Law Practice as a Business

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The impact of change – Family Law court practice

In this episode, host Julian Morrow co-founder of The Chaser, Giant Dwarf and host of ABC National Radio’s Sunday Extra chats with Susan Warda, Partner at Mills Oakley Lawyers, and Family Law Accredited Specialist.

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Susan Warda bio

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Cyber awareness for law practices

In this episode, host Julian Morrow co-founder of the Chaser, Giant Dwarf and host of ABC National Radio’s Sunday Extra chats with Simone Herbert-Lowe, Director at Law & Cyber, about cybercrime and cyber assisted fraud in legal practice. They discuss the practical steps that can be taken to secure your practice and minimise the impact should a cyber incident occur.

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Lawcover Cyber Resources
Solicitors’ duties in the digital era – is there a duty of technological competence?
Simone Herbert-Lowe bio

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Delivering bad news

In this episode, host Julian Morrow co-founder of the Chaser, Giant Dwarf and host of ABC National Radio’s Sunday Extra chats with Susan Hill, Special Counsel at Hones Lawyers and author of “A New Lawyers Guide to Getting it Right the First Time”, about the risks associated with the delivery of bad news. They examine ways to deliver bad news with empathy while maintaining a focus on the facts and without damaging the relationship with the client or your reputation.

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A New Lawyer’s Guide to Getting it Right the First Time

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File ownership and documents – who owns what?

In this episode host Julian Morrow co-founder of the Chaser, Giant Dwarf and host of ABC National Radio’s Sunday Extra chats with Elissa Baxter, Chief Legal Officer at Lawcover about file ownership. We examine recent case law on the ownership of file notes, and the implications for ownership of other documents in solicitors’ files. We provide practical points to reduce risk and prepare you for when a client says – I want my file.

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