Intrapreneurship, innovation and the future of work - Dr Natalia Nikolova | Florence Guild

We are at the outset of one of the most turbulent periods of what Joseph Schumpeter termed creative destruction. New technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, blockchain, internet of things, and big data will impact every organisation and every job. The only way to survive this creative destruction is to be part of it.

Brand with Purpose - Michel Hogan | Florence Guild

Brand is stuck in a time warp of thinking as ing or re dominated by marketing and advertising models and interests. This does not help organisations to sustainably navigate the complex relationship between what they do, how they do it and why they do it.

Disruptive Customer Insights That Drive Competitive Advantage and Financial Results - Prof. Joe Urbany | Florence Guild

As commoditisation inevitably hits industries, organisations struggle deeply with differentiation and financial growth. Opportunities for competitive advantage, though, are often missed because of consistent misalignment between firm decision-makers and what customers actually value. We'll discuss how disruptive customer insights can be applied to drive growth through differentiated strategy, innovation, enhanced customer experience and ultimately deliver financial results.

Speakeasy: Meaning, Money and Personal Mastery - Phill Nosworthy, Jessica Ellerm & Eran Thomson | Florence Guild

As modern professionals living urban lives, money seems so central to our understanding of meaning, purpose and success. But does it have to? Join cult favourite Phill Nosworthy of Switch L D and the celebrated Jess Ellerm and Eran Thomson of the explosive Australian fin-tech startup Zuper for a meaty conversation about money, meaning and killing the game.

Intro: Upgrading our neurology for thriving in the 21st century - Frank Cuiuli | Florence Guild

This 4 part workshop explores peak performance & flow states, in an interactive format leveraging leading sciences in NeuroPhysics, NeuroBiology and NeuroPsychology. This workshop is not just about providing research and case studies on what other people do, but rather enable you with practices to drive your performance in life to elite levels.

The Neuroscience of Leadership and Performance - Kristen Hansen | Florence Guild

Drawing from the latest neuroscience research, Kristen will summarise the findings in a framework called NeuroTREAD - how to think, regulate, engage, adapt and develop with the brain in mind. Think - Interpret core brain functions and what impacts effective decision making. Regulate - Recognise the brain's emotional triggers, response to stress and build resilience.

Press Pause Play: Learning to focus in times of distraction - Suzanne Boccalatte | Florence Guild

We're living in a time of unrivalled connectivity with near limitless access to information at our fingertips-this is an attention-grabbing culture and it doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon. It's been said we now suffer from constant restlessness, feeling that we need to do more, to move faster and break things to succeed.

blue ocean strategy book -> Google Search

In their classic book, Blue Ocean Strategy, W. Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne coined the terms 'red ocean' 'blue ocean'....


The journey to unlock your potential, be a maven and claim your innovation power starts here. Get ready to raise your IQ2.0 [Innovation Intelligence] and be bold, curious and disruptive. Permission to link to her website kindly granted by the author -> Anna Lozynski.

Neighbourhood mediation kit - Publications | Queensland Government

This kit contains tips on how you can talk with your neighbour and information about how mediation may help you, including: an explanation of the mediation process and what it involves a workbook...

Building and Construction Law | CommBar Matters

A “revised” payment claim, for a different sum, served one day after another payment claim had been served was invalid because it was held to be a second payment claim and therefore in contravention of s 14(8) of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) which prohibits more than one payment claim being served in respect of the same reference date.

Property and Probate | CommBar Matters

In this recent decision, the landlord got the benefit of a dubiously worded outgoings clause. The High Court gave full effect to the parties’ commercial intent to hold that commercial common sense dictated that the tenant would be liable for all outgoings under a long term lease.

Is your rental property a METH house?

Australia’s crystal methamphetamine (also known as “ice”) obsession is not slowing down. Alongside the devastating effects the drug has on users, the production of the drug is also leaving an invisible legacy in the places it was manufactured. This legacy places the building and its contents at risk of contamination and possibly exposes unknowing future occupants to potential health risks from the residue chemicals.

How to apply for a fencing order at NCAT (NSW Civil Administrative Tribunal)

When fencing work is required along your boundary line with your neighbour, you can ask your neighbour to contribute half the cost by serving your neighbour with a fencing notice (see below). Beware of situations where a retaining wall is required or the existing fence is not on the actual surveyed boundary line. Legal advice may be required as this situations can be very complex.

Applying for a Fencing Order at NCAT - Step by step guide

Want to know how to make an application to NCAT for a Fencing Order? Click on this handy step by step guide.

NSW Online Registry | NSW Online Registry

We're making some changes to the NSW Online Registry that come into effect on 12 May 2018.

Legal podcasts you have to tune in to right now

The rise of the internet has hailed in a new dawn for aural story-telling. Here’s our top pick of podcasts legal eagles should be listening out for.

The Lawyers Weekly Show by Lawyers Weekly on Apple Podcasts

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The Lawyers Weekly Show by Lawyers Weekly for free.

Beyond Billables by Beyond Billables on Apple Podcasts

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of Beyond Billables by Beyond Billables for free.

The Happy Lawyer Happy Life Podcast by Clarissa J Rayward on Apple Podcasts

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The Happy Lawyer Happy Life Podcast by Clarissa J Rayward for free.

Introduction to Jur -> Youtube video

Developed to revolutionise the way Contract Disputes are resolved. Fast and easy Dispute Resolution at a fraction of the cost. Did you know that most contractual disputes that go to arbitration take more than 6 months to resolve and cost more than 50% of the contracted amount? With Jur, each dispute will be resolved within 24 hours, at almost zero cost to the contracted parties. Jur is a decentralized dispute resolution protocol (Justice as a service on the Blockchain).

Child Support Estimator

You should not rely on an estimate as a guarantee for future income or payment.

Family Dispute Resolution Process — Relationships Australia

Family Dispute Resolution is a process by which people who are in conflict can be supported to communicate with each other about what is important for them and how to make decisions relevant to resolving their dispute.

Family law kit (published by the Australian Federal Police)

Police and Family Law If you are concerned for the safety or welfare of a child, contact your State or Territory child welfare service, or your local police. If you have immediate concerns that a child is in danger or at risk of abduction, contact the police in your State or Territory on Triple Zero (000).

Before you file - pre-action procedure for financial cases (prescribed brochure) - Family Court of Australia

This brochure provides information for people considering applying to the Family Court for financial orders. In particular, it provides information about pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

Before you file - pre-action procedure for parenting cases (prescribed brochure) - Family Court of Australia

This brochure provides information for people considering applying to a court for parenting orders. It provides information about the pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution - court procedures and requirements

This fact sheet is for people who need information on the procedures and requirements for Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution in family law proceedings. Changes have been made to the family law system to encourage parents to develop cooperative parenting solutions without going to court.


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SSL Checker - SSL Certificate Verify

Use this SSL Checker to troubleshoot common SSL Certificate installation problems on your server including verifying that the correct certificate is installed, valid, and properly trusted.

Business Propel - Move your business forward

Business Propel is the next evolution in business assessment tools. Offering an end to end view, this tool will shape your business for success. Leaving no s...

Tap Wearable Keyboard

Tap today announced the launch of a new TapAcademy app for iOS that's designed to make learning to use its wearable keyboard easy!

Australian Law Reform Commission

The Federal Australian law reform body that has instrumental in recommending reforms to law since 1975.

A Multidisciplinary Future to Solve Legal Problems - Prism Legal

Legal IT Today recently asked how legal AI will affect law firm teams. My answer: multidisciplinary teams. And it's not just for AI, but for many legal problems.

The Verdict: When AI "Arrives" at a Law Firm...

The members of our expert panel offer their views on what law firms will look like in the future AI-enabled world.

Free KxBase - Future Law Channel

Curated posts informing clients, legal professionals, law students graduates about the Future of Law.

Diversify your delivery by Stephen Allen, Hogan Lovells

If there are any leadership teams who remain to be convinced that tackling a lack of diversity is important, I can do little better than quoting Albert Einstein: “We cannot solve a problem with the same kind of thinking we used to create it.”

Legal profession struggling to reshape staffing models

A new report has found the legal profession is continuing to be hostile in shaking up the way they offer services to clients, consequently leaving their business at risk of being scooped up by a competitor.

The Time Blawg

The past, present and future practice of law: A blog by Brian Inkster

The Legal Forecast | Advancing legal practice through innovation

The best example of entrepreneurship and innovation during the Disrupting Law weekend was the event itself.

Analytics for Lawyers

We combine legal domain knowledge with statistical and programming knowhow to build law-sensitive analytics solutions that help lawyers know more faster. Designed with the legal workflow in mind, our solutions enable legal organisations to frictionlessly deploy data management and analysis techniques towards reducing costs, managing organisational knowledge, and better serving their clients.

7 Leaders Share Their Thoughts on the Future of Legal Services

The way that legal services are delivered is fast changing due to advances in technology and business model innovation. This is resulting in a gradual shift towards affordable, standardised services and efficiencies in how law firms deliver services.

The Future of Blockchain (Blockchain Series, Part 4 of 4)

What is the future of blockchain for legal services? What important prospective uses for blockchain in legal are still in their infancy?

Real World Blockchain Solutions: (Blockchain Series, Part 2 of 4)

What are the real-world solutions that leverage blockchain today? Hear from colleagues who have actually designed and implemented projects using blockchain and are moving forward with the broad-based use of blockchain in their organizations.

How To Build Your First Blockchain App (Blockchain Series, Part 3 of 4)

You're excited about blockchain as a platform -- now how do you get started back at the office? How do you even know which blockchain technology is best for your idea?

Blockchain 101

It's the big buzzword now, but what are the basics that you need to understand to evaluate blockchain as a technology platform for you and your firm or department?

Legal Block

By using blockchain technology and cryptocurrency ecology, Legal Block offers a new paradigm for preventing and resolving legal disputes.

Decentralized organizations can solve the world's worst problems

Disintermediating human trade - business - is the first step towards a more fair world We take most power for granted. After all, humans enforce most of their social contracts by giving away some freedom. We usually think about intermediaries in a microscopic scale. We think about the guy who delivered us a package.

Follow the Money: 4 Lessons in Blockchain Lawsuits -

As the popularity of blockchain increases, so does the likelihood that it will be involved in a lawsuit. Some key findings include: Parties are using public blockchain information to support allegations. Parties can attempt to attribute knowledge of public blockchain information to others. Use of cryptocurrency creates business risk.

Should Smart Contracts Be Legally-Enforceable? – Blockchain at Berkeley

Smart contracts are fantastic…when they work. But contract law is all about what happens when things don’t work.

Accord Project IEEE Partner For Smart Contract Global Standards | Artificial Lawyer

The IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organisation, and smart contract and blockchain consortium the Accord Project, today announced an agreement to develop ‘techno-legal standards’ that will ...

Kleros · The Blockchain Dispute Resolution Layer

Kleros provides fast, secure and affordable arbitration for virtually everything. An ethereum project.

iOlite Bringing Blockchain to the Broader Public with New Project

iOlite Foundation's goal is to develop a new generation of blockchain by harnessing knowledge and information that is re-usable

Home-where lawyers learn blockchain

Blockchain for Lawyers - where lawyers learn blockchain. Discover how this transformative technology will impact the world economy and the practice of law.

Kodak soars on crypto-currency plans

The photo firm Kodak is to create its own crypto-currency and provide a Bitcoin-mining service.

18-122MR ASIC takes action on misleading or deceptive conduct in ICOs

ASIC is focused on misleading or deceptive conduct in the marketing and selling of digital or virtual tokens via initial coin offerings (ICOs). These offers can involve significant risks for investors that are often not disclosed or well understood.   How the law can apply  Misleading or deceptive conduct is prohibited under the Australian Consumer Law and the ASIC Act.

Blockchain and Real Estate Law: not so black letter anymore

When you begin to imagine blockchain technology combining with real estate, long settled law begins to experience tremors.


Empowering the global legal community to set the standards for the new era of legal practice built on the Blockchain. Blue Ocean Law Group is a member of LegalBlock.

In-depth on differences between public, private and permissioned blockchains

If you are looking into an application of blockchain or distributed ledger technology for business and enterprise blockchain solutions…

Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

The Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) organizes and aligns global legal industry stakeholders to enhance the security, privacy, productivity, and interoperability of blockchain technology. Blue Ocean Law Group is a member of the GLBC.