Happy New Law Term!

“If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.” – Tancredi in The Leopard, by Giuseppe Tomasi de Lampedusa As is tradition in the legal profession, the opening of Law Term is marked with black tie dinners and religious ceremonies. The Honourable T E F Bathurst AC, Chief Justice of New South Wales, […]

2017 – The Year in Review

What a year it has been! The team at JADE and Little William Bourke (the publisher of the Victorian Reports) have welcomed new friends, said goodbye to old ones; collectively flown tens of thousands of kilometres to teach, learn and explore new opportunities; and continued on our mission as leading digital disruptors in the legal information […]

Launch of the New South Wales Law Reports online portal

Under the BarNet banner, we were very privileged to work with the Council of Law Reporting of New South Wales to build their online portal for the New South Wales Law Reports. In the same mould as the Victorian Reports, our aim was to develop a portal that allows the democratic access to all of […]

End of year book offer: Whiteley on Trial by Gabriella Coslovich

  We are offering a complimentary copy of Whiteley on Trial by Gabriella Coslovich to new and renewing annual JADE Professional subscribers. To take advantage of this offer, simply visit https://jade.io/WOT by 24 December. “This gripping book by arts journalist Gabriella Coslovich has more twists and turns than an episode of Poirot … Whiteley on Trial is a gripping art-world thriller […]

“My inquiry is this: Am I still a British Citizen?”

While section 44 of the Constitution has been around … well, since the enactment of the Constitution, it seems that it was only this year that some of our parliamentarians looked to their lineage and, shock horror, discovered that they may not have done the necessary due diligence before signing their nomination forms for their […]

Victorian Reports – Going from strength to strength

New functionality Our developers have been busy further refining the functionality of the Victorian Reports portal (www.victorianreports.com.au) to make it easier for VR subscribers to work with content from within JADE. VR subscribers can jump straight to the authorised report of a decision with one click. Without a subscription, users are able to view the […]

2018 – The best is yet to come!

Alerts, JADE clips, visualisation tools and document uploading continue to be popular tools with our users, helping to improve their efficiency and maintain current awareness. 2018 will see JADE evolving, with exciting changes allowing users to create a bespoke subscription tailored to practice needs. We are also introducing a new and innovative way to research […]

“The report of my death was an exaggeration.” – The Printed Word*

(*Actually, it was Mark Twain – Gary Scharnhorst (Ed), Mark Twain: The Complete Interviews (University of Alabama Press, 2006)). The way in which we consume information and literature has evolved significantly over the last 10 years. For publishers of printed material, this change in consumption has necessitated a move to digital publishing, with a strong […]