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6 September 2022

Aussie Legal Ops Pioneer Lawcadia Launches in UK

Lawcadia, the Australian legal operations platform for inhouse legal teams and their law firms, is formally launching a base in the UK from which it hopes to drive significant growth.

Lawcadia’s Head of Operations, Eryn Bowles, who in August was named ‘Legal Operations Professional of the Year’ at the Australian Law Awards, is spearheading the expansion here.

Meanwhile, well-known inhouse adviser, Mo Zain Ajaz, has also formalised his advisory role with the company. He had previously agreed a strategic partnership with Lawcadia last October via his Midlands-based LEx360 consulting firm.

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Lawcadia launches in the UK

12 October 2021

Mo Zain Ajaz Partners With Lawcadia for Legal Ops

Australian legal ops software provider, Lawcadia, and well-known former National Grid Property GC turned consultant, Mo Zain Ajaz, are partnering together to help inhouse clients.

The deal will see Ajaz’s UK-based consultancy, LEx360, use Lawcadia’s software to ‘reduce waste, risk, complexity, and uncertainty for corporate counsel’…

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15 October 2020

Lawcadia Launches Rules-Based Engine for Matter Management

Lawcadia, the matter and spend management platform for in-house legal teams and their law firms, has announced the launch of a new rules-based engine to improve workflows.

Sacha Kirk, CMO & Co-Founder of Lawcadia, explained that the platform allows the creation of bespoke rule-based responses to matter management issues…

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10 March 2022

Legal tech company Lawcadia unveils Native Document and Email Management and enriched Outlook Integration, enabling greater productivity

Native Document and Email Management and the Microsoft Outlook integration are the first of several releases slated in 2022 for leading Australian legal technology company Lawcadia.

The enriched Outlook integration enables emails and attachments to be saved directly and securely into Lawcadia’s platform, without navigating away from the inbox.

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Native Document Management and Outlook Integration

24 August 2021

Lawcadia announces new solutions for law firms to digitally transform client relationships and service delivery

Innovative legal technology company, Lawcadia, has released a new offering for law firms to help them attract new clients, win more work, and improve efficiencies.

With corporate and Government clients facing downward budget pressures and increased legal and regulatory demands, just providing legal advice is no longer sufficient. Law firms must demonstrate and embrace efficiency, digital transformation, transparent budget communication, information security and provide tailored client reporting.

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20 April 2021

Lawcadia announces document automation for self-service and legal team efficiency

Australian legal technology company Lawcadia announces built-in document automation features to meet the growing demand for automation as legal departments face work over-load.

In recent research of legal department leaders, 87% confirmed that their teams spend too much time on low complexity, routine tasks, and 76% said that they find it challenging to manage current workloads1. It has become apparent that self-service strategies and automated processes, including document automation, must now be considered essential.

To help the legal function ‘do more’, legal workflow automation experts Lawcadia have expanded their matter and spend management capabilities to include document automation.

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15 April 2021

Gadens Announces Breach Reporter Platform Powered by Lawcadia

A new ‘RegTech’ platform by national law firm Gadens is set to dramatically improve the regulatory reporting landscape for financial services organisations.

With 2021 set to bring about a tidal wave of regulatory reforms, Australian financial services institutions are fast running out of time to implement new mandatory reporting practices for potential regulatory breach issues – including fee miscalculations, deficient consumer advice or cyber-attacks – but the launch of a new ‘RegTech’ platform by national law firm Gadens is set to dramatically improve the regulatory reporting landscape for its users.

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14 October 2020

Legal technology company Lawcadia launches new intelligent engine

When every legal team and law firm want something different, Lawcadia’s new platform engine is a game changer for the diverse appetites of the legal industry.

Lawcadia, Australia’s leading provider of matter and spend management solutions for in-house legal teams and their law firms, has announced the launch of a new intelligent engine that will drive all aspects of its platform.

Lawcadia Intelligence™ incorporates machine learning with business logic and no-code automation, providing a powerful engine for Lawcadia’s end-to-end operating system.

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Steven Dudley

13 July 2020

30 people to watch in the business of law in Asia in 2020

As 60% of the world’s new internet users are now located in the Asia-Pacific region, the intersection of the internet and legal services in Asia is becoming more important every year. Notably, as Siam Legal Tech Center details on their website, the ASEAN region has in recent years seen “double digit growth in all digital segments including internet penetration, social media usage and mobile connectivity”.

As a result, online legal services in the region have blossomed – with legal tech startup entrepreneurs making significant headway in developing ground-breaking new technology-driven platforms to help facilitate legal efficiency for lawyers and greater access to legal services for consumers.

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18 March 2020

COVID-19 Legal Workflow to help legal teams manage pandemic-related issues

Lawcadia and Gadens partner to build COVID-19 Legal Workflow to help in-house legal teams manage a tsunami of pandemic-related legal issues.

Australian law firm Gadens and legal-tech company Lawcadia are releasing the COVID-19 Legal Workflow in response to the deluge of legal issues corporate and government teams are now facing, and will continue to face, as a result of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.

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7 June 2022

Highlight: Arbitrators, mediators and service providers shine at the Australasian Law Awards

Among legal service providers, Lawcadia came out on top in a pool that included heavyweights like BigHand, LexisNexis, LOD, Thomson Reuters and Xakia Technologies. Awards judges praised Lawcadia for its demonstration of a “clear understanding of industry needs (in-house and law firm) and the value added by services together with continuous improvement of systems and services offered.”

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ALA2022 Legal Service Provider of the Year

19 May 2018

Lawcadia earns international recognition

Lawcadia has been internationally recognised for its work in legal technology.

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Legal Spend Management

21 April 2021

New Gadens reporting platform a game changer for the financial services sector as Government mandates stricter regulatory regimes

With 2021 set to bring about a tidal wave of regulatory reforms, Australian financial services institutions are fast running out of time to implement new mandatory reporting practices for potential regulatory breach issues.

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Australian Cyber Magazine Article

02 May 2022

Banks, credit licensees overwhelmed by new ASIC breach reporting laws

Banks and credit licensees more broadly are tripping over excessive red tape caused by legislative overreach after the Hayne royal commission, say lawyers after surveying attitudes to tougher ‘breach reporting’ rules.

In March and April, law firm Gadens and legal technology company Lawcadia surveyed 160 financial institutions, including the major banks, on the impact of the changes that ASIC now calls the “reportable situations” regime…

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The Australian Financial Review news

8 September 2022

Legal tech group Lawcadia expands into UK after another strong year of growth

Brisbane-based legal technology company Lawcadia, buoyed by another strong year of revenue growth, is expanding into the UK after securing a partnership with boutique British legal operations consultancy LEx360.

Lawcadia has been working with LEx360 since last year and has cemented the relationship with the launch of a new platform known as The GC’s Ultimate Dashboard.

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Warwick Walsh and Sacha Kirk

19 October 2020

Lawcadia launches intelligent engine to automate legal tasks

After notching 72 per cent revenue growth in FY20, legal Software as a Service (SaaS) group Lawcadia is striving for new heights with a product powered by machine learning.

The Brisbane-based company is already Australia’s leading provider of matter and spend management solutions for in-house legal teams and their law firms, but its platform has received a boost thanks to an intelligent engine 12 months in the making.

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17 March 2020

Gadens and Lawcadia launch Covid-19 legal workflow platform

National law firm Gadens and legal-tech company Lawcadia have launched a new service to help in-house legal teams keep above water as they enter the uncharted waters of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Founded by Warwick Walsh and Sacha Kirk, Lawcadia has been a major source of digital disruption in the legal sector, and won the Legal category in the Business News Australia Young Entrepreneur Awards 2019.

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25 Sep 2019

Lawcadia raises $1.3m in pre-Series A funding round

Legal technology company Lawcadia has received a $1.3 million capital injection to carry out global expansion and product development plans, building on a platform that is already used by all  of Australia’s top-tier law firms.

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31 May 2017

Online lawyers & digital disruption shaking up the legal profession

In Brisbane CBD, top barristers charge $50,000 for expert opinion. Just a few blocks away is a start-up using algorithms to prepare legal briefs for just a few hundred dollars in a move threatening to shake up the entire profession.

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27 May 2016

Brisbane firm Lawcadia lays down the law on legal cost blowouts

Former high-flying corporate lawyer Warwick Walsh is on a mission to ensure law firms don’t inflict the equivalent of “bill shock” on their clients. Mr Walsh earlier this year started a Brisbane company called Lawcadia that invites lawyers to tender for big cases through a centralised website, replacing the traditional method of laws firms providing an estimate of work that often turns out to be hopelessly wrong.

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6 August 2022

Today’s guest explains, that legal teams too often are expected to do more with less.

In this kind of environment efficiency and speed becomes key. To ensure all the necessary legal processes are going smoothly, to equip professionals with resources, and to allow visibility, advanced legal platforms are needed.

For this reason, Cybernews writers sat down with Sacha Kirk, Chief Marketing Officer of Lawcadia – an intelligent legal operations platform for high-performing in-house legal teams & law firms.

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7 September 2022

Australian legaltech Lawcadia announces UK expansion with London opening

Firm has also partnered with legal ops consultancy LEx360 to develop a new in-house metrics platform.

Australian legaltech company Lawcadia is planning to launch in the UK as part of its global growth plans.

The UK expansion is being led by Lawcadia’s chief operating officer Eryn Bowles, who will manage the firm’s UK and Europe, Middle East and Africa operations from London. At the same time, the firm is partnering with UK legal operations consultancy LEx360 to launch a new product – The GC’s Ultimate Dashboard – which provides reportable metrics for general counsel to demonstrate the legal function’s value to business leaders.

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Lawcadia UK Launch

20 September 2022

Legal ops to continue its growth trajectory

Legal operations “will only continue to take more of a centre stage within organisations”, says an award-winning ops professional.

More support is being thrown behind operations teams, with the line of work becoming an increasingly integral function within law firms.

Eryn Bowles, the winner of Legal Operations Professional of the Year at the 2022 Australian Law Awards, spoke to Lawyers Weekly about the value that specialists can add in serving clients most effectively.

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Eryn Bowles

2 August 2022

Lawcadia, Gadens make updates to regulatory breach reporting tool

Australia-headquartered legal technology company Lawcadia and BigLaw firm Gadens have unveiled updates to Gadens Breach Manager, which they say will enhance the ease with which regulatory breach reporting can occur.

The Gadens Breach Manager is an innovative web-based tool, powered by Lawcadia’s technology, that helps financial services organisations across Australia navigate highly complex regulatory regimes, including mandatory breach reporting that was first introduced in October 2021.

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14 March 2022

Lawcadia launches first updates of 2022

Lawcadia has released its first updates for the year: its native document and email management and updated Microsoft Outlook integration.

The enriched Outlook integration, the company outlined, enables emails and attachments to be saved directly and securely into Lawcadia’s platform without navigating away from the inbox.

“It also provides easy single-click access to the most recent matters, as well as the ability to generate a new workflow, straight from the inbox,” the company detailed.

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16 November 2021

Lawcadia, FYB team up to transform government team functions

Cloud-based platform Lawcadia and information governance management solutions business FYB have created an integration to help government teams digitally transform their legal functions.

Lawcadia announced the “deep integration” with Micro Focus Content Manager (formerly TRIM), which it said had been done in response to high demand by government legal teams for streamlined, connected solutions that enable them to maintain compliance with records management legislation.

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17 October 2021

Lawcadia, LEx360 team up to combat in-house complexity and uncertainty

In response to GCs being “unsure of where to start and how to find the time amidst the daily grind”, legal tech company Lawcadia and legal ops consultancy LEx360 have teamed up to optimise processes in-house.

The modern legal department, Lawcadia said in a statement, “remains a function plagued by inefficient, manual and complex processes, further compounded by relentless demands, heightened regulatory compliance requirements and the pressure to ‘do more with less’”.

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25 August 2021

Lawcadia launches new solutions for law firms

Cloud-based software company Lawcadia has unveiled new solutions that it says will help law firms digitally transform client relationships and service delivery.

With corporate and government clients facing downward budget pressures and increased legal and regulatory demands, “just providing legal advice is no longer sufficient”, Lawcadia argued.

“Law firms must demonstrate and embrace efficiency, digital transformation, transparent budget communication, information security and provide tailored client reporting,” the company proclaimed.

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27 April 2021

Lawcadia unveils solution for law departments facing overload

Australian legal technology company Lawcadia has launched new features to help meet the growing demand for automation in-house.

Lawcadia – which has a cloud-based platform that in-house legal teams and their law firms use to manage intake, matters, engagements, RFPs, and spend – has expanded its matter and spend management capabilities to include document automation.

By building in such automation features, the company can better assist law departments that may be struggling with work overload, it said.

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18 October 2020

Lawcadia unveils new intelligent engine

Matter and spend management solutions provider Lawcadia has launched a new engine for legal departments and their law firms that will drive all aspects of its platform.

Lawcadia Intelligence has been unveiled, which incorporates machine learning with business logic and no-code automation, providing a powerful engine for Lawcadia’s end-to-end operating system.

In a statement, the provider said that the new plug-in architecture “allows for rapid product development, giving customers, partners and Lawcadia’s own development team the ability to build new plugins quickly”.

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Steven Dudley

17 March 2020

Lawcadia, Gadens team up to help in-house teams manage COVID-19

Legal tech company Lawcadia and Gadens have partnered to build a platform that aims to support legal departments to navigate a “tsunami” of pandemic-related legal issues.

Legal Workflow™, built by Lawcadia and Gadens, has been developed in response to the “deluge” of legal issues being faced by both corporate and government teams in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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26 Sep 2019

Legal tech company gets $1.3m funding boost

A Brisbane-based legal technology company has recently raised over $1 million from numerous private investors.

In a pre-Series A round, Lawcadia has raised $1.3 million from a handful of private investors and Australian alternative investments and venture capital firm Artesian – marking one of the firm investments in the legal tech space for Artesian.

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20 Sep 2018

Future-proofing the role of GC – Embracing legal process optimisation

As economic conditions continue to bite, GCs all over the world are mandated with doing more with less. But when your headcount is low, how do you ensure standards and service delivery stay high?

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20 Mar 2016

Pricing transparency a major issue for in-house teams

As in-house teams come under pressure to cut their external legal spend, pricing certainty is more important than ever, the founder of Lawcadia has said.

Lack of visibility over future legal spend is a real issue for companies, Warwick Walsh, CEO and founder at Lawcadia, told Lawyers Weekly.

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29 Jan 2019

Taking a leadership role on data security, risk and governance

As the legal industry’s reliance on technology grows, so does its vulnerability to security attacks. Accordingly, the pressure on legal departments to institute and maintain reliable security processes is also rising.

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10 March 2022

Lawcadia Unveils Native Document and Email Management

Native Document and Email Management and the Microsoft Outlook integration are the first of several releases slated in 2022 for leading Australian legal technology company Lawcadia.

The enriched Outlook integration enables emails and attachments to be saved directly and securely into Lawcadia’s platform, without navigating away from the inbox.

It also provides easy single-click access to the most recent matters, as well as the ability to generate a new workflow, straight from the inbox.

Read More

Native Document Management and Outlook Integration

27 August 2021

Lawcadia to digitally transform client relationships and service delivery for law firms

Innovative legal technology company, Lawcadia, has released a new offering for law firms to help them attract new clients, win more work, and improve efficiencies.

With corporate and Government clients facing downward budget pressures and increased legal and regulatory demands, just providing legal advice is no longer sufficient. Law firms must demonstrate and embrace efficiency, digital transformation, transparent budget communication, information security and provide tailored client reporting.

In response to the challenges faces by law firms, Lawcadia, a unique two-sided legal operations platform, has developed solutions that focus on three areas.

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20 April 2021

Lawcadia announces document automation for self-service and legal team efficiency

Australian legal technology company Lawcadia announces built-in document automation features to meet the growing demand for automation as legal departments face work over-load.

In recent research of legal department leaders, 87% confirmed that their teams spend too much time on low complexity, routine tasks, and 76% said that they find it challenging to manage current workloads. It has become apparent that self-service strategies and automated processes, including document automation, must now be considered essential.

To help the legal function ‘do more’, legal workflow automation experts Lawcadia have expanded their matter and spend management capabilities to include document automation.

Read more

18 April 2021

Gadens launches RegTech solution powered by Lawcadia

Gadens Breach Manager — the first-of-its-kind, cloud-based RegTech platform which officially launched this month — streamlines the information collation, assessment and reporting process of potential regulatory issues to one online platform, allowing financial services institutions across the country to ensure defensible, timely and cost-effective compliance with the new and newly important regimes, including BEAR/FAR, ADI, AFSL and ACL obligations, AML/CTF, Privacy and Design & Distribution.

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Financial Services Breach Manager for regulatory compliance

The Corporate Counsel Show

Using tech and innovation to scale a business

On this special episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, produced in partnership with Lawcadia, host Jerome Doraisamy and Lawcadia CEO Warwick Walsh discuss how best to grow a business and why technology and innovative thinking are so essential in achieving such growth.

Mr Walsh outlines how to build a culture of iteration and continuous improvement, the need to focus on the progress being made by one’s team, identifying and solving pain points, applying a mindset of client satisfaction and creating a triage of priorities.

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Beyond Billables

Sacha Kirk – Co-Founder & CMO of Lawcadia

In her role Sacha draws on over 15 years experience in marketing, brand strategy, innovation and professional consulting experience in Australia and the UK. Lawcadia is a legal technology company with a web-based platform in-house legal teams and their law firms can use to manage projects, matters and spend. We had a great chat about how the business was started, how they have been able to grow internationally, and what the future holds. As a fast growing legal technology company who has made real inroads both in Australia and internationally I was inspired to hear how  they backed themselves and have achieved great success.

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The Human Consultancy

Episode 27 with Warwick Walsh, CEO & Founder Lawcadia

Warwick is passionate about the lean start up philosophy and we talk in depth about the process of ideation, preparing for entrepreneurship and the multi-faceted skills needed to be a CEO and founder, which differs enormously from what was requires as a corporate lawyer.  He shares his insights on building his business, the future of legal careers, mentoring and leadership, and how he applies the principles of Build Measure Learn to all their strategy and products. Unusually his co-founder is also his wife who has a blue chip marketing background and he shares his insights on what it works so well for them and why some investors like it.

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