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SME Law 30 November 2022 ByLauren CroftSmall firms still relying on referrals, survey says

The vast majority of smaller law firms across the country still rely heavily on referrals and word of mouth, new...

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SME Law 20 October 2022 ByLauren CroftOnly 6% of small firms focused on staff attraction moving forward

Few SME firms are concerned about drawing staff back into the office and are prioritising growing their client base and...

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SME Law 05 October 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyMost small firms now work from home, most of the week

New research reveals that more than half of SME law firms are operating from home at least half the week, with one in...

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SME Law 09 May 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyHow family lawyers view FCFCOA processes

Findings from Smokeball denote a certain dissatisfaction with how matters are proceeding under the merged Federal...

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Big Law 23 March 2022 ByLauren CroftImplications of the FCFCOA on the family law space

Whilst there are still ways to go before improvements in the newly established Federal Circuit and Family Court of...

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SME Law 28 October 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyHow many firms use tech for billing?

New research offers insights into the extent to which boutique law firms utilise tech platforms to manage their billing...

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SME Law 21 October 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyAre small firms too willing to write off fees?

New research reveals troubling shortcomings in the billing practices of small law firms across Australia. Firms have,...

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Smokeball acquires FamilyProperty
SME Law 12 October 2021 ByJerome DoraisamySmokeball acquires FamilyProperty

Legal practice management software business Smokeball has moved to streamline its end-to-end experience for family law...

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SME Law 02 September 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyWhy ‘developing a deliberate culture’ is so worthwhile

There is an inextricable nexus, Jane Oxley believes, between optimal workplace culture and business success.

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