What is the rule of law?

The “rule of law” is a popular but vague term. It’s one of those terms that lawyers and politicians tend to use so much it has almost become meaningless. Thi...


The concept of Lawtoons is simple: to create interesting cartoons on laws for kids. Through storytelling and cartoons, we set ourselves on a journey to discover how laws affect us. With the potential to reach out to a large audience to create awareness about laws and rights, the Lawtoons expedition is about to embark!

Why modern lawyers should care about Legal Design -> a lot

What is Legal Design? It´s applying the methods of Design Thinking to legal matters. And what is Design Thinking? It's an approach to innovation and development of services or products that are productive, human-centred, multidisciplinary and collaborative.


Retro-Innovation -> Smart List

Ideas that mimic an experience of the past in order to transport the user back into a bygone era, or use a new format to meet an old, sentimental need Tim Leberecht: The Business Romantic

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law -> User Friendly Justice

HiiL -> A social enterprise devoted to user-friendly justice. That means justice that is easy to access, easy to understand, and effective.

Unmet legal need a ‘business opportunity’

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.

For Law Firms, Design Thinking Offers a New Way Forward | The American Lawyer

Design thinking is an innovation methodology composed of a series of steps for generating options testing strategies and getting feedback.

Alan Siegel: Let's simplify legal jargon!

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.

PopQuiz: Jobs to be Done!

Urgent Jobs: we will ask for your contact details. Others: will send you to the relevant #smartlist to provide you with free information/resources.

Legal Creatives with Tessa Manuello: Infusing Creativity into Legal Work

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.

Sign up - Visual Contracts Privacy Notice

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.

Visual Contracts -> Terms Conditions

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...

Nick Abrahams on LinkedIn: Lawyers don’t need to code they need to cartoon!

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.

Breaking it down: How legal design uses various design disciplines

For those beginning their legal design journey it’s important to understand that there are several disciplines of design that legal design…

Comic contracts and other ways to make the law understandable

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.

Visual Contracts