Skip to main content

Cut price wills threaten law firms

By Nigel Bowen For The Sydney Morning Herald

25 August 2015

Originally published in
View source

Andrew Mellett was determined to rip up the rule book when he started his law firm Plexus, as much to offer work-life balance to his staff as to provide reasonably priced legal services to consumers.

"All legal tasks follow the same pattern," he observes. "A client has a problem, the lawyer collects facts about that problem, applies those facts to the law and generates an outcome, such as contract. Through clever technology, Plexus collects those facts using a smart digital form and uses a variant of artificial intelligence to apply those facts to the law in order to generate the outcome automatically. For example, Plexus's Promotions Wizard app automates the creation of terms and conditions, as well as permits, for organisations wanting to run a competition at a third of the cost of and 95 per cent faster than the traditional method."

Liked this article? Plenty more where that came from. Head back to the news feed.

Digital Transformation

A General Counsel's guide to modernising their legal function.

Digi transform ebook

Increase productivity, reduce workloads and simplify your legal processes on a platform built for in-house teams.

Want to speak to someone instead?

Call us on 1300 983 907

Your Ebook is on its way to your inbox!

You can also download via the link below:

Download now

Thanks for reaching out.

One of our consultants will be in touch shortly.