Ep12 – Legal Intrapreneur Basics – Live recording from Legal Innovation & Tech Fest (Sydney, 2018)

By Verity Checklist / May 13, 2019

Time to make your contract process more productive In this special episode, we go the Sydney 2018 Legal Innovation and Tech Fest where Verity Presented on Legal Intrapreneur Basics. You can listen and follow along with the presentation pack  and other resources from the presentation here at This presentation covered a range of ideas

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Ep11 How to make a Reverse Sandwich Contract – the high level process for creating a powerfully productive contract

By Verity Checklist / May 1, 2019

Time to make your contract process more productive This is the episode that puts together all the previous episodes and ideas into one full process overview…        We run through the four big Secrets of Productive Contracts        We step through six steps of how to make a Reverse Sandwich Contract™  which makes use of those four

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Legal Innovation on a shoestring: How to innovate on a budget

By Verity Checklist / August 5, 2018

Legal teams must cut costs. But how can you innovate with no time and no money? In this article, I share some ideas and tips on how to innovate your legal work with little to no extra funding. The article originally appeared in The Australian Corporate Lawyer, Volume 28, Issue 2 (Winter 2018). This post has all

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Sneaky hidden pre-filled email code for absolute beginners

By Verity Checklist / March 1, 2018

Do you ever wish you could write other people’s emails for them? Perhaps you get requests that come through with missing information or unclear details? Maybe you want to direct certain requests to another person, but you don’t want that person to get lump with lots of unclear requests. There is a way to fix

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Productivity Tools for Lawyers: The tools I use

By Verity Checklist / February 11, 2018

The right tool can make a big difference. You can’t easily hammer a nail with a spoon and it’s hard to eat cereal with a hammer. There are lots of productivity tools and helpful apps out there for lawyers. At Checklist Legal we have tried lots of them and have our favourites. We’ve written about lots

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Automated Letter Builder: Are you being paid correctly?

By Verity Checklist / February 5, 2018

Most employers want to do the right thing by their workers. Different awards and pay rates and entitlements are often confusing for small to medium businesses. Even large corporations can make mistakes about the pay and entitlements of their staff. Speaking with your employer or writing a letter is the first step to ask your current or

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