Practice Management for the Wise Lawyer


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Call us on 1800 199 682 to arrange a personal demonstration of Wise Owl Legal Practice Management Software.

Depending on your needs and preferences we can come to you, demonstrate via an internet meeting or invite you to a group presentation.​

Founder & CEO

Karen McDonald


Has over 30 years experience assisting law firms with their trust accounting, practice management and systems accounting needs.  

Qualifications: B Bus (Accy), Certificate  IV in Workplace Training,

Current Memberships with:

  • Australian Computer Society;
  • Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants;
  • Associate Member of the Qld Law Society;
  • Registered Tax Agent.​
The Wise Owl Difference 

  • State of the art software created using leading edge technology
  • Created with YOU, the lawyer, in mind
  • Your choice of accounting product to connect for general ledger accounting
  • Operates on most modern browsers
  • Australian based support by fully trained staff that understand your business needs


​​Wise Owl Legal Practice Management Software is a state of the art application that will run on any modern web device.​ 

Wise Owl Legal's system requirements should be viewed before installing the software.

Who Are We?

Wise Owl Legal Software has been developed especially for the legal profession, after helping clients struggling with out of date practice management tools.

Extensive consultations with practitioners have been undertaken during the development of this new product.

Our Software

Why Us?

​​The Wise Owl understands that you need your practice management software to be available when you are. This is why we have a dedicated help desk for your convenience. We provide on shore support in Australia from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Australian Eastern Daylight Savings time.

When you implement Wise Owl Legal Practice Management Software all your staff are trained in its use. You can also send new staff on additional courses to get them quickly up to speed.

Wise Owl Legal also has content sensitive online help pages that will give you insight into the page you are currently viewing. 

Designed for you

​Secure & Flexible


Law Practice Management Software


General System Requirements

Wise Owl Legal can be installed on your existing server, if it meets our server requirements, or run in the cloud. 

Wise Owl Legal will require frequent updates to be applied. Due to this Wise Owl Legal Pty Ltd requires remote access to your server at the administrator level. 

For a full list of system requirement click here.

Technology Manager

Chris Herrmann

Has 20 years experience in providing exceptional IT solutions for small and large organisations. This includes extensive experience in management, business consultancy, systems development and managing projects.

Qualifications: B.Com, Mgmt, IT and Industrial Relations

  • We listen to you! We run quarterly online user groups to keep informed of your changing needs
  • Scalable so you only pay for the modules you need
  • Your choice of hosting:  your office or cloud server
  • Application will run on PC, Apple, iOS and Andriod
  • Software that stays up to date with complex industry and legislative requirements
  • Performs all the specialist tasks, leaving everyday accounting to products your bookkeeper will know and love

Wise Owl Legal is law practice management software that has been developed over a number of years of working with lawyers, listening to what really matters to them. The Wise Owl pays careful attention to the specific needs of the legal industry giving you, the lawyer, complete trust accounting, state of the art time recording and billing, and document merging to assist you in completing all your necessary tasks.

The Wise Owl Professionals

Help Desk Manager

​Maggie Wojciechowska

With over 25 years experience in IT with a strong grounding in Business Analysis, Project Management, Service Delivery and Account/Relationship Management.

Qualifications:  B.Science [Statistics and Information Systems], M.Comm[Information Systems Management], PRINCE 2 Certified Project Manager

Development Manager
​Murray Grant

Has over 15 years of experience in commercial software development specialising in Microsoft .NET, SQL Server, Windows Forms and ASP.NET.

Quality, attention to detail and best client outcomes are always at the fore of his work.

He has developed projects from conceptual start to deployment right through to the support phases. These projects have led to excellent domain knowledge of financial applications, high performance and latency sensitive applications, and both publicly deployed and internal applications.

In his spare time plays computer games with his son, maintains a blog (link below), enjoys bush-walks, and serves on the governing council of his local church.

Qualifications: BSc. Comp. Sci. 2003 UTS Sydney

Far Edge Technology

451b LIverpool Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010

The Wise Owl Difference

Senior Product Specialist

Gemma Heidemann

The talented Gemma tests every aspect of Wise Owl Legal before it is released into production software.

She ensures the amazing online help pages and how to videos are there ready to step you through every screen in Wise Owl Legal Software.

Gemma provides day to day support to by phone and email.  When ever we get repeated requests for support she then adds in a help page or a help video or both.

Qualifications: B.Bus (Accy) AIPA AFA

Cascade Consulting Services Pty Ltd

PO Box 2557, Mansfield BC Qld 4122


Click here for a 6 min Video of Wise Owl Legal

Wise Owl Legal Pty Ltd is an Australian Company.  Our software has been written in Australia, by Australians, who understand the legislative framework that you, our audience, operates in.

Call us today for an obligation free demonstration on 1800 199 682