cabenet software

Simply a better way to work for any law firm

All you need to run a profitable and efficient legal practice...

customised matter database, certified trust accounting, controlled monies management, legal office accounting, automated time capture, seamless Microsoft Office desktop and cloud integration, professional billing and invoicing, powerful matter & document management.
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Certificate No.1 NSW Law Society
Why choose cabenet?

Law firms, from sole practitioners, to multi-office national and growing international operations, trust us for innovative matter and business management technology solutions.  We are committed to always offer the best value accounting and practice management software, for any law firm.


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Simply a better way to work for lawyers and legal support teams
with less effort and cost, and greater flexibility



Certificate No. 1

Compliance Assurance


Law firms across Australia trust cabenet for continuous certified professional compliance. cabenet was the first software certified by the NSW Law Society for the Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements.

This certification is accepted by all Australian regulatory bodies.
Professional compliance is about more than trust accounting – specific regulations apply from client engagement to closing of every matter. Our compliance features cover every step from the matter file register, to trust and controlled monies accounting, safe custody and other practice registers, fee estimate and cost disclosure consent management, billing recordkeeping and invoicing, to file archiving at the end of the matter.

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Work anywhere

Work Your Way, Anywhere


Wherever you are - in the office, with clients, or in court, cabenet gives secure access to all practice and matter information, from any device - PC, laptop, MAC, tablet or smartphone. Simple setup, easy to use anywhere, without expensive or complicated IT infrastructure or maintenance. Avoid business growing pains – just add users and features as and when you need – without hassle or added cost.

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Legal Teams

Flexible Legal Team and Matter Management


You have full control over who has access and what information they can see and work with – create staff user profiles, define matter teams, create and assign matter tasks and track progress, and share information and documents securely with colleagues and clients. Your cabenet matter database is both an important professional compliance obligation and a powerful business resource.




Any Device

Intelligent Legal Accounting


Legal practice accounting has specific regulatory and business requirements that make it very different from general business accounting. cabenet is the legal practice accounting system specialist and we have developed many unique functions that simplify complex transactions, such as trust to office transfers, controlled monies interest recording, fee estimate tracking, etc.

Intelligent office receipt and expense allocation – was it a receipt for payment of a matter invoice? Was it a payment for a search fee or other matter disbursement? Or a general office expense? Simply confirm what cabenet suggests. cabenet smart allocation learns from you, becoming more accurate each time you use it - saving more time, each time.




Trusted

Certified Trust Accounting


Law practices that handle trust money must comply with stringent regulations. cabenet has unsurpassed experience in trust money accounting and a proven commitment to ongoing certification to the latest regulatory requirements for Australian legal practices. We offer systems, knowledge, training and support to assist law firms in managing these professional responsibilities without stress.




Invoicing

Professional Billing And Invoicing


It is imperative that law firms keep comprehensive records of work done for accurate and efficient client billing. Capture time worked directly from your Office Outlook calendar, track tasks completed, add billing items and generate invoices, from any device – including your smartphone.

Track fee estimates and client consent to meet Legal Profession Uniform Law requirements. Customise pricing – by matter type, or client group, or staff skill-level, and for specific disbursements. Invoice templates available for – lump sum, ‘but-say’, and itemised bills, includes client rights statement, trust funds withdrawal compliance statement, etc. Email or SMS your invoices to clients from any device for fast payment.




Matter workflow

End-to-end Matter Management


Our dynamic matter dashboard gives you complete visibility over everything that has been done and yet to be done for any matter – one screen for finger-tip matter management, anywhere! Create and assign tasks and track progress on any type of legal work, to ensure consistency, compliance and service excellence on every matter. Fully integrated with Microsoft Office, Outlook and Tasks, so you can view and update tasks on the go from your mobile or desktop.


Document management

Save Time on Every Document You Prepare


Our Microsoft Office integration will blow you away – it really is seamless and powerful.

Use templates, create, edit and send documents from anywhere, on any device – without the hassle of plug-ins or add-in Apps. Create legal templates with automated matter data merging, using any precedent template or office document. Open a template and all pre-set data fill fields will automatically update with the correct matter information.

You are in total control of all matter documents, even when not using cabenet. You choose where you prefer to store documents – to your local server or to our secure cloud for all online document management features, such as version control, online collaboration with colleagues and clients, all without expensive IT infrastructure or maintenance.


Powerful integrations

Powerful Integrations


cabenet uses the best technology available - if it is out there and works well, we will build an interface to provide our clients with a seamless work environment. No more switching applications and jumping between Apps.

We are cloud tech. experts and see it as part of our job to monitor new tech development from the big guns like Microsoft, Amazon etc. and to pick the best and bring it to our clients.

Amazon storage, Microsoft 365, OneDrive, search services, online payroll and identity verification services, are just some of the integrations that sit seamlessly within the cabenet system. We give you the benefits of these specialist technologies, without the pain of learning or adapting for your law firm. We have done the hard work for you!


Get paid faster

Get Paid Faster


Create invoices in a few seconds at your desk, or on your laptop or smartphone. Legal practice invoice styles for lump sum, ‘but say’ and itemised bills. Then send invoices instantly by email or SMS, for faster payment to you. Integrate credit card or BPAY payment to your invoices for seamless payment.




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Trust is a Two-Way Street


We won’t tie you up with long-term contracts or ask you to buy expensive hardware or to sign-up for ongoing support costs. As a cabenet member you pay a single monthly subscription fee, with no minimum contract period.

Choose the subscription the suits you now and easily add users or features when needed. And if for any reason, you decide to stop using us, you can extract of your client data and still access your documents, no questions asked. We ensure you have all you need for continuous compliance and profitable practice.





Delivers value

Value, Expertise and Support


We continuously improve our systems, in response to client requirements and as new technology is proven so we can deliver legal practice software that is easier to use, flexible to changing needs and affordable for any size law firm.

Whether you need advice on professional compliance issues or assistance in setting up a new firm, our email helpdesk, online help library and online training options provide comprehensive instruction and FAQ information.

Introductory, personalised online training is provided for every client. We will advise you on the setup of compliance and administration for a new law firm or how to transition from any legacy system, if you are an established firm. We support your compliance and efficient business operation at every stage of implementation.

Our occasional seminars and webinars assist cabenet members with essential practice management skills and earn you valuable CLE/CDP points.

If you need extra help, we can customise online or onsite training, provide trust account reconciliation services, practice management advice and consultancy. For further services and pricing information, please refer to the terms and conditions section on the signup page of this website.



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subscription plans

cabenet aims to be the best value software for any size law practice – starting at $15.40 per user, per month. A small firm subscription allows for up to 5 users – for only $77 per month for legal accounting or for all you need to run your law firm choose cabenet Live integrated practice management for only $154 per month.

Because, we believe trust is a two-way street – we won’t tie you up with contracts or ask you to pay for ongoing support. Just chose the best subscription for your firm and pay each month to continue use.

registration

Start instantly, simply signup online. We handhold with you during the implementation period to ensure your firm achieves efficiency and compliance from day 1 with cabenet. Your registration fee of $375 covers: account setup, the first month of access, introductory online training and advice on conversion from legacy accounting systems, and assistance with the first trust account reconciliation to assure that your records are correctly established for ongoing compliance.

legal practice accounting

Legal accounting starts at $77 per month, Inc. GST, for a small firm subcription and provides up to 5 users at no extra cost, which means you pay as little as $15.40 per user, per month.

Your cabenet legal accounting subscription includes: matter file register, trust and controlled monies and office accounting (three reconcilable accounts), time capture tools (including for mobile devices), safe custody register, fees and cost billing and invoicing, with email, Skype and SMS integration, and email user support and online help library.

Simply pay monthly - no minimum contract commitment, your subscription includes automatic upgrades, email help-desk support and a comprehensive online help library.

Choose the legal accounting subscription that suits your firm:


Small Practice

Medium Practice

Large Practice

AUD$77 per month

(Allows up to 5 users and level 1 storage)

AUD$154 per month

(Allows up to 10 users and level 2 storage)

AUD$231 per month

(Allows up to 25 users and level 3 storage)

For firms requiring more than 25 Users we will customise a quote for your requirements.



cabenet live, integrated practice management

Choose cabenet Live for all you need to manage any law firm. Starts at $154 per month for up to 5 users, which is only $30.80 per user.

Integrated legal accounting - matter file register, trust and controlled monies ledgers, and legal office accounting, billing, invoicing, practice billing and financial reporting, safe custody register, etc.

Dynamic matter dashboard - view everything done and manage all that needs to be done on a matter, for end-to-end matter management at your fingertips, anywhere.

Microsoft Office and Outlook integration – our integration is seamless, no Apps or Plugins are needed. Automated user login through Microsoft (which means multi-factor security without extra passwords to remember). The system securely passes information from your Outlook calendar and email for easy matter billing and recordkeeping.

KIStemplating and cloud document management - create document templates that can be automatically populated with client and matter data, allowing you to save time and reduce errors. Secure cloud document storage for anywhere access.

Client communication built-in integration for Skype, text messages and of course emails to matter clients directly from the matter screen.

Matter tasks and workflow – Build matter processes in a series of tasks with instructions and document links to guide staff and ensure consistency across the firm and for all matters. Assign tasks to team members, track progress, review documents and monitor matter billing anywhere and on any device.

Security and control - Multi-factor authentication, means secure user access anywhere, from any device. You control who has access, and to which information and functions. All matters and financial information are backed-up offsite in Australia, to commercial grade cloud storage facilities. Matter documents are independently stored to your Microsoft account, for full access from cabenet Live or when not connected.

Choose the cabenet Live subscription that suits your firm:


Small Practice

Medium Practice

Large Practice

Only $154 per month

(Allows up to 5 users with level 1 storage)

Only $308 per month,

(Allows up to 10 users with level 2 storage)

Only $462 per month

(Allows up to 25 users with level 3 storage)

If your firm requires more than 25 Users we will provide a customised quote for your requirements.


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Expert advice and support



"I am happy to confirm the ease of use of cabenet and I am convinced with e-conveyancing coming a lot of conveyancers are going to need your services. Our experience has exceed expectations, the product is leaps and bounds ahead of other providers. We have found the service and product very reliable - with exceptional after sales support, second-to-none that I have dealt with in the last 10 years." Conveyancing Practice, Victoria.

"Definitely implement it into your practice. Unlike the "big name brands" that supply software etc., cabenet doesn't continually charge for updates and new modules etc. It is extremely good value for money." Practice with 5+ Solicitors, NSW.

"It is easy to use and cost effective and you don't have the added cost and hassle of MYOB, I have recommended cabenet to a number of people." Sole practitioner, NSW.

"cabenet is a reliable and simple to manage management system and the back up support is very good." Practice with 1-5 Solicitors, NSW.

"If I can use it anyone can!" Sole practitioner, Qld

"I have already recommended your product to firms on the south coast. Mainly for the customer service and ease of use." Sole Practitioner, NSW.

“We really appreciate how responsive you are to our needs – very impressed with the service.” Lauren, NSW.

"I would highly recommend it. The Program is fast and cost effective." 1-5 Solicitors, NSW.


What clients like most



"It is well suited to what we need, easy to use and cost effective and now with importing of disbursements items, this makes it more efficient." Sole Practitioner, NSW.

"Compliance with trust account regulations and I particularly like the bank reconciliation function" Sole practitioner, NSW.

"Cost effective, convenience and ease of use."Sole Practitioner, WA.

"Customer service. I think the product is great. No need to change anything." Sole Practitioner, NSW.

"Everything plus prompt response to queries." Peter, Sole Practitioner, NSW.

"Simple, hassle free and 24 hours availability. Cuts out the paper" 1-5 Solicitors, NSW.

"Ability to raise invoices on the spot, rather than have to send them off to Finance. Practice with 5 Solicitors, NSW.

"Makes me feel secure in our management of the trust account, as it alerts me if I miss recording something." Practice 1-5 Solicitors, NSW)

"I like the importation of bank files. Generally, the real value is everyone (admin & lawyers) is on the same system. Practice with 5+ Solicitors, NSW.

"Flexibility which allows system to be accessed from multiple sign-ins and away from office." Sole Practitioner, NSW.

"Ease of use and accuracy. Help manual is very good." Barrister/Solicitor, NSW.

"Trust Account and Billing Program (being able to monitor what each solicitor at this firm is billing with ease). (Practice with 5 Solicitors, NSW.

"All requirements of the NSWLS are complied with simply, by proper use of the cabenet trust accounting system, particularly the month end reports. Sole Practitioner, NSW.

"That it is an online solution with automatic data backup and updating and has easy reconciliation procedures at the end of the month." Sole Practitioner, NSW.

"The two things that have stood out - the excellent customer service (the response time has been consistently short) and the ease and speed of the billing system (it is very simple to bill, with the software writing up the bill. The ability to get the system to send the bill in an email saves a lot of time" Ben, NSW.

"Ease of access and data protection." Tracy, NSW.

'The ease of access to check client"s details and trust account balances. The way the system is accepted by the Law Society auditors and adheres to the regulations." Michelle, NSW.

"All forms (reports) required to be maintained by the LS (Law Society) are automatically generated." Peter, NSW.


Professional compliance



“Your support made our job much easier. I’m not sure how we would have dealt with all of the controlled money without you.” Anthony, NSW.

"cabenet has been a life saver for me, due to it being such an easy to operate system. During the last Trust Audit the Accountant (Auditor) noted frequently that he is very impressed by the simplicity and efficiency of my Accounting program (cabenet). He conducted the audit at my office and I could print out any info he requested in a flash. Other plusses are the fact that one need not outsource the bookkeeping and entering data is quick and easy once you get the hang of it." Sole Practitioner, WA.

"I just went through my first trust investigation/audit by the Qld law society, which thanks to you was pretty much, event free. I basically passed with flying colours. I was in quite a bind when I first contacted you (cabenet)..., so thank you once again for making what is a stressful part of my practice simple and easy." Sole Practitioner, Qld.

"I am a big fan of cabenet and believe that like the legal system itself the earlier computer trust accounting systems overly complicated it all on purpose. I am really cheering you guys on. There are a lot of solicitors out there struggling with their trust accounting." Carolyn, NSW.

"Our first QLS Trust audit report revealed that the accounting records have been maintained by the law practice in accordance with the legislative provisions and good trust accounting practices. Thanks cabenet." Robert, Qld.
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