Clients don't always queue neatly with all the info you need. Triage tables can help! (Credit Paul Dufour)

Productivity Tools for Lawyers: Triage Tables

Feb. 26, 2017 by

Lawyers love giving accurate, timely advice but that’s hard to do with incomplete information. Clients aren’t always sure what information is relevant, they may offer too much or too little. Lawyers aren’t perfect, sometimes they forget to ask key questions. How can clients and lawyers help each other so the right information is shared quickly and in an organised way?

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Is your contract slowing you down?

Feb. 13, 2017 by

Your contract needs to work as fast as you do. If you haven’t trimmed your contracts in a while, they could be slowing you down. Cleaning up your contracts helps get them ready for electronic processes and automated workflows. You don’t have to be a lawyer to modernise a contract. The basics of preparing an agreement for electronic contracting are presented in the below checklist. 

Winning the war against paper

Jul. 17, 2016 by

How to go electronic with help from Sun Tzu If your firm or company hasn’t developed electronic signatures and automated work flows for at least some aspects of document production, you are living in the past and wasting your clients’ time as well as your own. Even if you have dabbled in electronic transactions, if you aren’t fighting paper correctly you could be losing winnable battles and costing yourself and your company future revenue. Strong

Easy wins

Oct. 10, 2015 by

The second last installment in the 8 ways to ruin your marketing series takes you through the concept of getting easy wins by ensuring you cover the basic standard requirements for certain products and marketing types.