Dr Anna Parker and Johannes Schmidt explore the technological options available for electronic briefing, hearings, mediations and conferences ensure productive, efficient and professional engagement in remote legal practice.
Specifically, they discuss how the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the attendant government restrictions and working from home requirements have led to a rapid and significant uptake in remote legal practice and the use of technology for briefing counsel and participating in events such as court hearings, conferences and mediations.
Dr Anna Parker is a barrister at the Victorian Bar and an LIV accredited specialist in family law. Johannes Schmidt is a barrister at the Victorian Bar and an accredited mediator.
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