Technology-based legal document generation services and the regulation of legal practice in Australia

This article examines, in the Australian context, the status of technology-based legal document generation services provided directly to the public, where the service provider is not a lawyer or law practice. A brief overview of how legal practice is regulated, what legal practice is and who can engage in it under Australian law is provided to consider the circumstances where this type of service may amount to the unauthorised practice of law. Keywords Unauthorised practice of law, unauthorized practice of law, legal document providers.

Read the full article here.

Brought to you by ICLR.