Billables & Burnout

2022-09-14T15:43:05+02:00By |Categories: News|Tags: |

Most legal businesses still run on the billable-hour business model. Here are five reasons why this approach has passed its sell-by date. 1. TAKING CARE OF YOUR ASSETS There are many ways to skin a cat, figuratively speaking, of course. There’s no one size fits all when it comes [...]

Making the case for legal design

2022-09-20T09:27:20+02:00By |Categories: News|Tags: , , |

You know when you’ve been merrily doing a particular thing for years and then an influencer gives it a new name, brings it into popular consciousness and suddenly it’s trendy? (Not wearing make-up, being a ‘girl boss’, running in the rain or … going for a walk?) That seems [...]

The Rehabilitated Lawyer: Join us online!

2022-06-21T08:41:29+02:00By |Categories: News|Tags: , |

Are you a sad lawyer? Hello, hi. *Hug* You’re not alone. The statistics are staggering: lawyers are 3.6 times more likely to be depressed compared to people in other jobs, while the landmark 2016 American Bar Association and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation study found that 28% of licensed, employed [...]

Read: White paper on the impact of POPIA on cookies, advertising, marketing and privacy (with some cats thrown in)

2022-06-02T15:46:04+02:00By |Categories: News, White papers|Tags: , , , |

While we were creating our white paper on cookies, adtech, martech and privacy, we became obsessed with cats. Why did we take things so far? (Cat scrotums are pretty far.) Because writing a white paper on the impact of #POPIA on the use of cookies is boooooring! We figured [...]

#Funlaw Challenge: 30 Posts in 30 Days

2022-04-11T16:37:00+02:00By |Categories: News|

There’s a lot of clutter online. We know. We’re as addicted to the infinite scroll as you are. But instead of being passive observers, Novation decided to take on the challenge to contribute – meaningfully – to the noise.  The only rule? Share frequent, thought-provoking, #funlaw content around POPIA, data [...]

Why it’s okay to be funny about serious things

2021-10-13T10:29:35+02:00By |Categories: Articles, News|

“Humour is a superpower in business, now more than ever,” says Naomi Bagdonas, a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in her class on the benefits of leading with laughter. It’s not a new concept to Novation; we’ve had years of practice honing our funny bones and [...]


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