Debuting this week is a new web based legal app that will allow consumers to locate an available lawyer and connect with them instantly by voice and video, in much the same way that someone can hail a ride ‘on demand’ using the transportation app Uber or order food using food delivery app Menulog. Tentatively named “The Law App’, the Australian designed and developed technology is currently awaiting final approval from Apple to be included in the app store. The app’s developer, Kristin Noble, hopes that the app will be available in the app store by the start of July 2018. “Our state-of-art app is in the on-demand
For many decades going to law school in Australia virtually guaranteed graduates a long and prosperous career, where often the sky was the limit when it came to their income potential. The field of law was like some mystical realm that us regular folk didn’t have access to and could never hope to comprehend. In the last 15 years or so that’s all changed. With the advent of the internet and the massive growth of online content – in many cases accessible for free – more and more people are turning to the internet for information and advice. And it isn’t just the legal field that’s been affected.
Think lawyers are too expensive? Now you can hire a lawyer on your terms. “The Law App” is a new web-based legal technology that will allow consumers to locate an available lawyer and connect with them instantly by voice and video, in much the same way that someone can hail a ride ‘on-demand’ using the transportation app Uber or order food using food delivery app Menulog. This unique technology has been fully designed and developed by progressive Australian lawyers in-house and is available in the Google Play Store and the Apple Marketplace at no charge to users and lawyers. “Our state-of-the-art app is in the on-demand service marketplace
Most people are unaware that vegetation on their land is often protected by certain legislation. Therefore, if you do not have authorisation to remove vegetation and do so anyway, this could result in significant fines being issued either by the State or Federal government. Vegetation clearing laws are quite complex and failure to comply with the Vegetation Management Act 1999 (Qld) can be costly in certain situation. For example, in March 2017 a Queensland rural landowner was fined almost $1,000,000 for clearing 350 hectares of native vegetation on his rural property without gaining authorization first. Although these laws mostly affect persons living in rural areas where vegetation is