The vast majority of Australians with a legal problem do not contact a lawyer - while this represents an access to justice crisis, it's also a market opportunity, one legal consultant says.
The law, like every powerful institution, needs engines of renewal and disruption, and design thinking fuels these engines.
Design thinking is an innovation methodology composed of a series of steps for generating options testing strategies and getting feedback.
Tax forms, credit agreements, healthcare legislation: They're crammed with gobbledygook, says Alan Siegel, and incomprehensibly long. He calls for a simple, sensible redesign -- and plain English -- to make legal paperwork intelligible to the rest of us.
How lawyers can be more creative in their daily practice; - How to reduce the access to justice gap while improving lawyers' lifestyle; - Legal design; - Contract sprints; and - The best tools to enhance innovation and creativity.
This is a great example of what in our view a Privacy Notice should look like... this is needed when you are collecting personal information about your subscribers/members/clients/customers, etc.
In the visualisation above you will find all [of the] elements, which you can use to navigate. You can click on the buttons 'legal' (the scale), Time, Money, Services & Liability...
We are pleased to have assisted Aurecon to create a visual employment contract. It is a legally enforceable contract in comic strip format, jargon-free with 4000 fewer words than the standard employment contract.
For those beginning their legal design journey it’s important to understand that there are several disciplines of design that legal design…
Most Australians don't read terms and conditions or other contracts, so lawyers are experimenting with comics, graphics and other ways to make them more understandable.