Lawyer launches precedent trading platform

A Sydney-based lawyer is launching a new online precedent trading platform tomorrow, where lawyers can buy and sell legal precedents.

Anthony Jucha, principal at Jucha Legal will launch an online precedent trading platform on Friday, ‘Precedent Pool’.

The site provides lawyers with more choice when purchasing precedent by encouraging all lawyers to share their precedents on the site.

“Most precedent websites offer one document that is supposed to solve everyone’s situation,” said Jucha, adding that often lawyers don’t know what they are getting when they purchase precedents online.

“You don’t even know, often with a precedent, whether it’s been drafted in favour over one party or the other, if it’s one page or 10 pages.

“Most precedent websites will give you one precedent in each category,” Jucha added.

The site already has around 150 precedents for purchase but Jucha hopes more lawyers will add their precedents to the fully searchable pool.

“It’s an opportunity for practitioners to leverage their existing work,” he said.

“I believe in the role of the lawyer - and good drafting involves more than filling in boxes.  It starts with selecting the right precedent.”
The website will officially launch tomorrow at Sinch Launchpad.
 

Recent articles & video

US law school deans commit to training advocates for democracy

Afghanistan Independent Bar Association in Exile joins International Bar Association Council

UK study reveals challenges faced by bereaved families at inquests

HWL Ebsworth unveils board of partners

Seven ascend to Hall & Wilcox partnership in huge promotions round

W+K makes Asia debut with Singapore office

Most Read Articles

NSW justice system welcomes new judges

New chair takes the lead at Barry Nilsson

HWL Ebsworth partner makes the switch to McCullough Robertson

Ashurst boosts Perth office with strategic partner hires