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NICTA senior researcher Michael Norrish runs through software that helps with conveyancing. It is able to look through documents and determine where contradicting, redundant or inconsistent rules in legal documentation exist, acting as a form of "legalese" translator.
By understanding the underlying logic that should exist in a document, it allows documentation to be corrected earlier in the business process while lawyers are still engaged by a customer.