No. Nexus Law Group is a uniquely structured dispersed law firm which provides a wide range of legal services through a national network of dedicated specialist lawyers. We have physical offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide and Newcastle.
We are a NewLaw firm built on the principle of true partnership and collaboration.
We are a full business ecosystem – a law firm, a secondment service and a legal technology company.
By establishing an infrastructure that rewards collaboration and entrepreneurship, we attract high quality senior lawyers looking for a better way to progress their careers and service clients in an innovative environment.
Our Group Principals are consultants and independent, but together we are a single law firm with a ‘One Team’ philosophy.
As part of the Nexus Network, not only do Group Principals receive all the administrative and IT support required, they are also able to access sector expertise from other lawyers within the network.
Together these benefits allow you to be free to concentrate on practising law and supporting your clients.
No. The multiple benefits available through the Nexus Law Group network are for Group Principals and Nexus clients only.
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It is not recommended.
Giving ‘non-legal’ advice to clients who know you are a lawyer and who might not appreciate your advice is ‘non-legal’ raises a professional indemnity risk for you and Nexus.
Therefore, any work that Group Principals undertake that is in any way derived from their persona as a lawyer must be done through Nexus.
We connect the best of the profession. The power of independent practice combined with an innovative group-based infrastructure.
Our clients enjoy direct access to senior lawyers who are trusted advisors and use our advanced technology and administrative group systems. This allows us to deliver time and substantial cost efficiencies to clients.
We are uniquely structured dispersed law firm. We provide our clients with access to a wide range of legal services through a national network of dedicated specialist lawyers.
One of the benefits of joining Nexus is that Group Principals are able to access sector specialists available within our network.
Within the network, you are able to cross-refer entire matters or particular tasks within a matter in the same way as in a traditional firm – but within Nexus, you dictate the nature of the referral and receive a referral fee of 15%.
Yes. Your clients are your clients, whether you bring them with you or develop them after you join.
You do, however, get the reassurance of knowing the lawyers you refer work to ARE restrained from approaching your clients.
If you share in our Cultural Values, then undoubtedly yes.
With Nexus, you will be able to enjoy:
To join Nexus Law Group as a Group Principal, you must have at least 10 years post-admission experience, specialist expertise and a realistic expectation of portable clientele.
An existing client-base is preferred because it makes the transition to establishing your practice within Nexus easier.
We provide the support necessary to you to focus on building your client portfolio, but there is no getting around the need of developing clients for yourself.
In a traditional law firm, Lawyers usually earn 20–30% of billings.
With Nexus, you will receive 60–70% of your billings and 15% of any billings on matters you refer to others.
No. Nexus’ dispersed model allows our GPs to choose where they want to work from: Either from home, a client’s office, home office or at one of our national office locations.
Yes. Many lawyers step out of Big Law without fully appreciating what it takes to run a law firm. Nexus allows smaller firms and teams to work with us, benefiting from our branding and support systems, and allowing the lawyer to return to what they do best: practicing law.
The cost of setting up with Nexus is minimal.
You ensure you have Practising Certificate, a laptop and up-to-date software, then we do the rest — including taking care of your professional indemnity insurance.
With Nexus, you are part of a much larger whole. While away, you are able to refer your carriage of matters to a colleague.
You get a law firm.
Nexus gives you everything you need to practise.
If you are spending as little as 15% of your time on non-billable practice management, then you would financially be better off with Nexus.
With Nexus, we unshackle the time you spend on non-billable work. This has an exponential effect, as you are free to undertake more billable work and more client development.
We handle anything administrative, leaving you are free to focus on client activity. You can spend the time you would have spent on non-billable work practising law, doing business development or taking a break.
In addition to a national brand and network, Nexus delivers: