An industry leader in the supply of transcription and recording services in Australia.

It is with our excellent reputation, experience and knowledge that Legal Transcripts Pty Ltd has a long and proud history in the provision of recording and transcription services. In short, we understand our business very well, and we believe the commitment we make to understand our client needs and provide the quality of transcript required within the nominated delivery times sets us aside from others in the industry.

Legal Transcripts Pty Ltd is 100% Australian owned, financially stable and viable. We have sufficient scope, capability, experience, knowledge, and skill set required, to complete all recording and transcription services to the highest standard.

We are able to provide transcription on a same day, next day or standard turnaround basis to anywhere in Australia or overseas using the latest streaming technology. Legal Transcripts hosts its own web servers and utilises 256 bit encryption to ensure your audio and transcripts are completely safe to be transmitted over the internet. Our easy to use secure upload and download facility means you will no longer have to use FTP clients or install special software in order to send us sound or download your transcript. We can provide our clients who wish us to provide regular transcription services, their own customised secure upload and download facility.

In keeping with advances in technology, Legal Transcripts now offer their customisable 'VauLT' portal to new and existing clients. This exciting new client focused product enables our clients to upload and download their audio and transcripts safely and securely from any computer with access to the internet. Utilising the latest SHA2 256-bit SSL encryption, Legal Transcripts’ S.O.D.A portals are completely private and allows our clients to make transactions with us from their home, work or mobile device. If you are interested in this feature please do not hesitate to contact us for further information. Legal Transcripts hosts and owns our web servers. This ensures that no data is held on another server outside our network. We believe this is an important security feature that is often overlooked by many companies and further emphasises Legal Transcripts’ commitment to the safety, integrity and security of our clients audio and transcription files.

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Dedicated to providing a quality service

Whether or not you are an individual looking to have something transcribed or recorded or a large law firm looking to outsource your transcription needs, Legal Transcripts is dedicated to providing you with class leading customer service and a high quality product that is trusted by many government agencies.

100% Australian owned and operated

Legal Transcripts is 100% Australian owned, financially stable and viable. We have sufficient scope, capability, experience, knowledge and skill set required, to complete all recording and transcription services to the highest standard.

Data security is a top priority

Legal Transcripts employs the very latest in technology to ensure your information is safe. All of our servers are hosted on our premises and our webservers utilise 256 bit SHA-2 encryption verified by Symantec to ensure all data is securely communicated.

Multi channel digital recording

When recording any audio. Legal Transcripts uses high quality microphones and mixers to ensure that every word spoken is digitally captured and crystal clear to maximise the accuracy of your audio when it is transcribed. All of our portable and static rigs use the same technology, this ensures that regardless of the environment, the audio is captured perfectly every time.

From courts to boardrooms

Legal Transcripts can provide quality digital recording and transcription for any legal jurisdiction in Australia, we can also provide the same quality service for AGM's, Tribunals, mediation hearings, depositions, records of interview, seminars, boardroom meetings, surveillance recordings, research groups or any type of event. Give us a call to discuss your needs on 1800 534 258.

We can convert any audio format

In this digital age there are a plethora of different audio formats that offer all sorts of benefits however converting these formats into a usable audio file can be a nightmare. Legal Transcripts is capable of converting any media format so you don't have to worry about converting it before sending it to us.

Simple, easy data transfers

We understand that in this day and age that time is precious and that courier costs aren't getting any cheaper, that is why Legal Transcripts offers a secure upload facility via the internet to expediate the process and reduce your costs. Unlike some other companies we do not use cloud servers, we own and host all of our servers to ensure there is no 'middle man' that could possibly be compromised and out of our control.

Your information is safe and secure

An increasing fear in this digital age is electronic theft and we take this fear very seriously. Aside from hosting and owning all of our servers, Legal Transcripts uses SHA-2 256 bit encryption which is fast becoming the expected level of protection when transferring data online. Our encryption certificates are verified by Symantec so you can rest assured that no-one is eavesdropping on your data.

High quality hardware and software

Legal Transcripts uses proven high end equipment and software to ensure stability, scalability and perfect results every time. From static setups with remote administration to portable onsite setups our hardware and software work in harmony to produce a high quality product that is reknown throughout the industry and trusted by government agencies and law enforcement agencies alike.

Let us introduce our management team

Fiona Hall

Company founder in 1989, Fiona's strong leadership style and industry knowledge has positioned Legal Transcripts at the forefront of the Court Reporting Industry and continues to do so. Fiona is very well respected in the industry and renowned for her commitment to providing quality transcripts in a timely manner. Her astute business acumen sets her apart from many. Legal Transcripts has initiated technological advancement in the industry in the past, present and will continue to do so in the future. This is due to Fiona’s open-minded strategy to focus on new developments in the industry and demonstrating the ability to manage complex court technology implementation projects with proficiency. Fiona believes that creating and promoting strong productive relationships with clients and staff is key to the company’s success as this, in turn, inspires strategies and insightful suggestions to create a competitive edge.

Arash Arabghani
(Business Development & Operations Manager - NSW, ACT, NT, QLD)

Arash has over 20 years’ experience in business operational management and development in the US and Dubai. After successfully starting and managing several companies in the healthcare industry in the US Arash moved to Dubai to help develop the current healthcare infrastructure in the Emirates, he guided the Ministry of Health in the UAE to create new policies to be more in line with western standards. He has extensively worked with several government institutions such as the Texas Department of Health And Human Services and Medicare in the US to facilitate quality healthcare to elderly and disables clients. Arash’s knowledge in dealing with various government agencies as well as his experience with business management are a key strengths that he brings to Legal Transcripts.

Annette Dawood
(Business Development & Operations Manager - VIC, SA, WA, TAS)

Heading up our Melbourne contingent and responsible for Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania, Annette brings years of experience of project management, professional development, client liaison and contract management experience to the Legal Transcripts team. Annette has been part of the legal industry for over 20 years and her wealth of knowledge has helped grow the Melbourne office exponentially. Keeping up-to-date with the changes in technology and the methodologies adopted by clients to ensure business continuity is maintained with our clients. Her in depth understanding of the court technology together with her practical knowledge of the industry, Annette is able to provide consultation with confidence to our clients. Annette has been with Legal Transcripts for 12 years.

Brett Cooke
(IT Infrastructure Network & Systems Engineer)

Brett has close to 40 years of experience in IT with 30 of those years in IT Management. Before joining Legal Transcripts, Brett led the IT/Bioinformatics Team for the Australian Proteome Analysis Facility (APAF) which has been a leader in developing proteomic technologies for the Australian Scientific Community. Brett will rely on his expertise in IT management to continue build on Legal Transcripts solid and robust IT infrastructure purposed to provide a reliable and stable recording and transcription production environment he is responsible for ensuring that the network and robust infrastructure can be relied upon by the production team to remain fully operational at all times and that all security protocols and policies are adhered to. As well as ensuring Legal Transcripts continuously keeps abreast of the newest and latest technology that continues to evolve in the recording and transcription industry. Brett supports our 200 plus staff, located in our offices and remotely Australia wide.

Anthea Doukelis

Anthea has been Legal Transcripts’ company accountant for over six years and ensures the compliancy of the taxation requirements of the business. She has more than twenty years of experience providing bookkeeping services to a range of companies across industries including health and finance. Holding key administrative functions in the company, Anthea overseas accounts receivable and accounts payable, employee entitlements, payroll, and all financial reporting duties. Her analysis of the business' financials allows her to provide key advice with respect to advising on estimates for project funding. Working closely with the Financial Controller, Anthea ensures that regulations and legislative obligations are met by the company.

Robyn Hinchcliffe
(Financial Controller)

Robyn has over twenty-five years of experience in the financial sector, having spent the majority of her career as Legal Transcripts’ financial controller. Providing a bridge between management and accounting, Robyn's role is to critically analyse the company's accounting records and data and evaluate and manage risks with business projects. Her intimate knowledge of the operations of the business allows her to provide accurate professional opinions and advice to executive management about long-term financial planning. Robyn's responsibilities further extend to administering and managing financial audits, ensuring the compliance of regulations and legislative obligations for the business operations and taxation as required by law.

Jonathan Orellana
(Systems Administrator)

Jonathan is our Systems Administrator who came across to IT from a position of Senior Court Transcription Typist and is extensively experienced in both preparing and quality assuring transcripts across all jurisdictions. This skillset coupled with his passion for IT provides Help Desk Level 1 and 2 support in addition to supporting the business with higher level technical requirements. Jonathan currently holds a CompTIA Network+ certification, and is currently studying to become certified as a Cyber Security professional, to continue the process of hardening the security of the Legal Transcripts infrastructure. With his networking background and studies, Jonathan has quickly picked up on the network infrastructure of LT, and its streaming services for VGRS and the company’s other clients. His extensive knowledge and experience with virtual communication platforms has helped our clients with their smooth transition from face-to-face hearings to online and virtual environments whilst maintaining integrity and security at all times.