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Guides, online courses and coaching to smooth your transition.

Lawyer's Guide to Going Paperless

REASONS TO GO PAPERLESS

faster, simpler, cheaper

If you’re still dependent on paper in your office, here are a few good reasons to go paperless.

Faster

Everything works faster, from accessing and storing files to sending out briefs.

Simpler

Say goodbye to photocopiers, staplers, ring-binders, post-its, and envelopes.

Cheaper

Save on storage and retrieval, copying and binding, post and packaging, and more.

THE LAWYER’S GUIDE TO GOING PAPERLESS

FREE GUIDE

How to plan your transition to paperless.

What the Guide covers:

  • The Benefits of Paperless
  • Challenges you will face
  • File Management & Storage
  • Working with Digital Documents
  • How to make a smooth transition
  • Organisational considerations

FLEXIBLE LEARNING

online courses

Course Topics:

TAILORED TUITION

COACHING PROGRAMS

Simplify the transition with:

PRAISE FOR PAPERLESS ACADEMY

“Your online courses are brilliant and I have found them of immense benefit. My home and work offices are looking better by the day.”

john molyneaux

Solicitor, Ireland

“Finished all courses and they are genuinely excellent. The substance, structure and communication of the information is first class.”

dermot hewson bl

Barrister, Ireland

“I’ve been nodding my head at practically every single point you make. This is so well thought out and presented, it’s seriously impressive.”

SONIA McENTEE

Solicitor, Ireland

“Extremely well structured and presented. I learned a lot from it and am feeling, for the first time, that going paperless is actually an achievable goal.”

marguerite bolger sc

Senior Counsel, Ireland

“I’m finding it excellent as a barrister in my first year struggling to work out what paperless might ‘look like’. A fantastic course, which I have already recommended to colleagues.”

emma sullivan bl

Barrister, Australia

“A very fine suite of education pieces around digital notepads, note-taking, and how to use and annotate PDFs. Gerard is very approachable, very open, and supportive.”

NEIL BUTLER

Solicitor, Ireland

ARTICLES

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The Perils of Paper

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Using a Legal Virtual Assistant

Lawyers spend 40% of their time doing tasks that do not require a lawyer. Hiring a legal virtual assistant can ease your admin workload and enable you to focus on fee earning work.

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A Paperless Justice System

According to the Department of Justice Action Plan 2021, we are headed for a paperless justice system. Here are the details.

Continuing Professional Development
CPD Points at Paperless Academy

You can claim CPD Points for every hour you spend working on our online courses. Here’s what the professional rules say for lawyers.

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Why Acrobat Pro is not worth paying for

Adobe produce great PDF tools but you can get what you need without spending a cent. Here’s why Acrobat Pro is not worth paying for.

Partial Paperless
Partial Paperless

‘Partial Paperless’ enables you to reap the benefits of paperless without abandoning paper. You don’t have to go the whole hog. Here’s how.

WE HAVE WORKED WITH

about

Hi, I’m Gerard Groarke.

I founded Paperless Academy in March 2020.

I’ve been running a paperless law office for many years and I’d like to help you do the same.

About Paperless Academy

Since March 2020 Paperless Academy has been helping lawyers in Ireland, Australia, Northern Ireland, the UK, and the US to go paperless.

We offer guides, coaching and online courses to solo lawyers and small firms.

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