Student-run firm plugging gap in Vic legal services market
By Jerome Doraisamy, Lawyers Weekly, 21 May 2018
"Thanks to a group of dedicated law students, regional lawyers in Victoria are able to access summaries of subpoenaed documents, no matter where they are based in the eastern state.
While working as a legal assistant in her hometown of Ballarat, law student Alex Lia noticed that regional-based legal practitioners were having to send staff to Melbourne to look at subpoenaed documents or paying Melbourne-based lawyers to inspect the files.
This realisation inspired Ms Lia — then aged only 19 years old — to found Lexicon Law, a student-run business producing summaries of such documents in Melbourne for family lawyers in more regional locations of Victoria."
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Interview | Alex Lia (Lexicon Law) | The Legal Forecast
By Bori Ahn, The Legal Forecast, September 2018
“Alex Lia is the Founder of Lexicon Law. Established in 2014, Lexicon Law is a student-run legal services firm that offers summaries of subpoenaed documents from the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia in Melbourne. Its services promote access to justice, as they are particularly useful to rural and regional lawyers who would otherwise be forced to send staff to Melbourne or pay lawyers in Melbourne to inspect the files. Alex Lia first noticed this problem working as a legal assistant in Ballarat.”
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