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22
May

Introducing LawFestLive!

We are thrilled to announce our new virtual event – LawFestLive, which will be held live on Wednesday 5 August 2020 and on-demand. New Zealand’s only virtual legal innovation and technology conference, LawFestLive brings together legal professionals from across the country and abroad to discover how to adapt and thrive in this unprecedented environment. Our...
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08
Apr

LawFest plans moving forward

Thanks for your patience and support as we developed a new plan for LawFest moving forward, following the decision to postpone the event in March 2020 due to the escalating and rapidly changing situation with COVID-19. Much remains unclear about the duration of this crisis, however we are now working towards holding this event in...
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16
Mar

LawFest 2020 – Important Information

It is with very deep regret that I advise that LawFest will not go ahead on Wednesday 18 March 2020 due to the unprecedented and rapidly-changing situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) that is completely beyond our control. The health and safety of our attendees, speakers, sponsors and the broader community is our top priority. We...
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10
Mar

LawFest measures in place to reassure delegates

LawFest is cognisant of the COVID- 19 situation and have appropriate measures in place to reassure delegates. In accordance with the New Zealand Government and the Ministry of Health (MOH) if you have been in mainland China, Iran, northern Italy or the Republic of Korea (excluding airport transit) in the past 14 days, or are...
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10
Feb

Who will be at LawFest

Checkout some of these leading organisations that will be at LawFest, as they gain practical insights of how they can adapt & thrive in this changing market. It is not too late for you to join these leading firms at the legal conference you do not want to miss! Some of the organisations attending include...
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27
Feb

Practice Management: 5 Ways to Make Your Small Law Firm More Efficient

Long hours are typical for law firms, but how often do you find yourself underestimating your billable hours, or those “pass on” client costs? This can be especially problematic for smaller firms, where margins are already slim and practitioners are often juggling the many responsibilities of running a small business. Here are five things you...
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28
Aug

LawFest welcomes back the discounted Under 30 pass

The ‘Under 30’ pass is back again for LawFest 2019, after its enormous success of its introduction earlier this year. This discounted ticket option is to encourage young legal professionals who may just be starting their career to attend New Zealand’s premier legal innovation and technology event, and to encourage them to champion adoption of...
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06
Jul

Exciting new Tech Demos added for LawFest 2019

One of the exciting additions to LawFest 2019 is the introduction of ‘Tech Demos’. LawFest is the only event in New Zealand that provides this unique opportunity to see the products and services of leading technology providers. We are taking it one step further at LawFest 2019 to showcase even more technology through the day....
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30
Apr

The opportunity to innovate through leveraging technology

Technology is changing how we work in all aspects of life and the legal profession is no different. The profession is facing considerable change as growing pressures are forcing law firms to innovate in how they deliver their legal services. This is also impacting barristers and how they practice. Changing Landscape Traditionally the legal profession...
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