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The Cost of Features Part 2: The Value to Feature Ratio

Value for money  Money is the cost we have to pay for what we want, and the perceived value...
John Desmarais

Desmarais: A Law Firm That Doesn’t Bill by the Hour

"We do not bill by the hour. Instead, we bill a monthly, flat fee and, if a client prefers, we also will bill a...
Remote Billing Online

Billing Processes for Lawyers – 10 June 2020

Wednesday this week, we are meeting online for 30 minutes to discuss billing systems and processes, why not invest these 30 minutes...

IT salaries in South Africa: what people earn

Quest has released its Salary Survey and Staffing Trends 2014/15 report, which provides an overview of the average, minimum, and maximum salaries in South...
Retaining clients for law firms

Retaining clients in 2020

Building your law firm has taken a lot of hard work over many years, a lot of sleepless nights and a lot...

Using automation software to deliver consistency and security within a legal environment

Technology can be a key differentiator for companies, helping to improve efficiencies and streamline processes. This is particularly true for automation technology...
Legal Accounting

Legal accounting and practice management

A generic title? Yes. We admit it. Legal accounting and practice management are not a very alluring mix of words. And yet,...
sexual harrasment in law firms

8 Facts About Sexual Harassment Which Your Law Firm Needs To Know

Why are lawyers prone to sexual abuse and harassment? The answer to a large extent can be found in the way in which lawyers...

5 Traits to Look For in a Great Legal Assistant

What should you look for in a paralegal or legal assistant? We don't mean "what should you put in the job application." That's easy:...
Elad Smadja

R300 million finance available for SA law firms

Although a number of South African law firms have shifted to online consulting solutions, many are under financial strain due to the...

Why Telkom is increasing line rental prices

Telkom has announced it’s home line rental prices will increase from R166 per month to R189 per month from 1 May 2015. This price...

COVID-19 Will Turbocharge Legal Industry Transformation

The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is attacking the health, financial welfare, social order and political stability of nations across the globe. At...