In an interview guaranteed to delight tech-lovers, Raphael Segal, director of Legal Interact, chats to Africa Legal’s Chief Commercial Officer, Tom Pearson about a new app that has been developed to make lawyers’ lives easier.
Legal Interact is a South African practice management software solution company based in Johannesburg.
Its new mobile phone app, Fee-Trac, is enabling lawyers to consolidate their daily activities – including phone calls, meetings and mileage - on one screen making billing more accurate and far easier.
In this conversation Raphael talks Tom through the development of the app. He says that Microsoft’s decision to open data centres in Africa was a game changer for Legal Interact as it became clear that mobile and ‘the cloud’ would be permanent fixtures on the local tech landscape. Key to this was Microsoft Azure which provided the platform to enable a business like Legal Interact to offer a compliant and secure service to its users - the legal community – and to do this across jurisdictions.
Tom and Raphael talk about the impact of Covid-19 on remote working and how the cloud has become the enabler for a new way of communicating. They also discuss how, when testing the app, it was encouraging to see how easily lawyers picked it up and were able to use.
Towards the end of the discussion Tom probes Raphael on the development of a new Bot. Raphael explains how the Bot will be able to use a host of media streams to answer questions.
Finally, Raphael says that Fee-Trac is being offered free to users for 60 days during the Covid-19 lockdown giving anyone wanting to understand how it works and what it can mean for a business the opportunity for a trial run.
Join Raphael and Tom for this easy-to-follow chat about new Africa-developed tech aimed specifically at lawyers.
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