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The First Law Firm without Lawyers Opened in Coolalinga

Cartland Law are pleased to announce the opening of a world first: a Law Firm Without Lawyers! Powered by Ailira, the Artificially Intelligent Legal Information Research Assistant, the office is located in Coolalinga Shopping Centre, 29km south of Darwin, Northern Territory. The Law Firm Without Lawyers can assist consumers with legal information and documents relating…
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How the Family Trust Saved a Family House

The Problem with the GST Payment I know a guy named Patrick who started a new business - running a Café, and he really wanted to set it up the right way. He saved some money and bought a house for his girlfriend Susan. Patrick and Susan were hoping to get married in a couple…
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Cartland Law Opens New Office in Coolalinga Shopping Centre

Cartland Law are proud to announce that we are launching a new office to specifically serve people in rural areas of the Northern Territory. At the new Cartland Law Office located in the Coolalinga Shopping Centre we have prepared a very special deal for all visitors: Legal Wills for only $150. Making a Will is…
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Why Bill Gates’​ Robot Tax is either Bad or Scary

Bill Gates has suggested that in response to robots taking the jobs of humans, there should be a robot tax. As a tax lawyer who builds artificial intelligence (and known as the Taxinator), of course I am going to have some comments.   His line of reasoning is that a "human worker who does, say,…
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Xmas Chatbot

Chatbots are the new black. But this season they have also been the new red white and green - with the Cartland Law Xmas Chatbot. Having just spent 18 months developing legal AI (Ailira) when I went to send a Xmas message out to clients I thought that it wouldn’t be a hard task to…
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Ailira (an AI) Passes Uni Tax Law Exam

Ailira's abilities were put to the (literal) test, when Adrian Cartland's girlfriend, Sarah, a Speech Pathology student with no experience in tax, used Ailira to sit a university tax law exam. With only a 30 minute crash course on the fundamentals of Australian tax and how to  use Ailira, Sarah was able to achieve a…
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Ailira – User Guide

Quick user introduction & instruction guide Ailira answers tax related questions posed in natural language. You should speak to her just as you would speak to another tax practitioner.  The more complex and specific the question is, the better the answer returned by Ailira. Just as "Tell me all about CGT and trusts" is a…
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Future of Law Part 3: Artificial Intelligence

It is wrong to think of AI as being a computerized human brain. It is not. Instead, AI is a collection of proxy ways of achieving a similar outcome to a human. The process of automation by AI begins with the movement of documents and services and analysis from bespoke to standardized, then systemized, then…
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