Did you know that a staggering 18% of Australian mothers have been made redundant or had their jobs restructured, been dismissed or not had their contract renewed during their pregnancy, when they requested or took parental leave, or when they returned to work? Newly crowned winner of the ALTACON21 pitch competition, Bumpd is a legal automation solution designed to help Australian mothers suffering from this type of discrimination. Co-Founded by Daniel Yim and Erin Kanygin, and supported by employment law experts, Bumpd will be free to use and available as a web application. To support Bumpd, follow them on LinkedIn.
Legal Tech Helper’s aim is to provide a platform to centralise legal information that assists every day people in locating relevant and practical information that can be used to solve their legal problems. Co-founded by Samatha Lovrich, the platform uses design thinking principles and agile methodology to deliver web-based, secure, private, open sourced software that assists not for profits, community legal centres and government agencies to reimagine how they present their legal information online. Their initial focus has been on assisting vulnerable women to access justice. To find out more, head to https://legaltechhelper.com.au
Australian law firm Piper Alderman is leading the way in regards to the utilisation of block chain-based technology for bank payment guarantees. Partnering with Lygon, a global leading platform that digitised bank guarantees for the first time in the world in February this year, Piper Alderman has recently executed the first bank payment guarantee in a commercial contract, and the implications could be transformative in improving and modernising legal practice in Australia and the world. To read more, head to