Barristers’ Transcribing Service

Working to a tight deadline? We deliver an exemplary service, on-time, every time. Upload your digital audio any time of the day or night and we guarantee industry-leading turnaround times. If you are not using digital dictation equipment, we’ll digitise your audio, upload the finished documents to your personal transcription directory for timely download at your end (whatever turnaround you choose), as well as deliver the original audio back to you within 48 hours. For all your briefs, advices and opinions, court and tribunal documents, court hearing transcripts, chronologies, letters and memos. According to your instructions, we will incorporate both your individual formatting style and the mandatory formatting style required by the respective Courts and Tribunals.

Document Specialists

Being a leading legal transcription company does not just mean we know the terminology. Digital Transcripts are your experts for all facets of legal transcription including automated systems that make our work stand out from the rest and cost you less ‘legal downtime’ finishing off administrative tasks. We incorporate:

  • fields
  • automatic numbering
  • amending styles to suit your firm’s style guide and automatic numbering system
  • auto cross referencing
  • automatic table of contents
  • the use of track changes, should you require version control.


Clause banks, understanding definitions and document naming conventions

We understand document naming conventions to adhere to your document management system. We go one step further and ensure your definitions are uniform and adhere to their format throughout your agreements, deeds, contracts etc.

We can incorporate your clause banks into our work environment. We also accept handwritten amendments to digital documents via pdf upload to our servers. If you provide automated templates, we can save your bank of styles and clause bank to your firm’s private transcription directory and will create short cut keys to insert your branded Word styles.

The team from Digital Transcripts not only have transcriptionists with at least 15 years’ experience in all areas of legal transcription, we also have ex-IT Trainers, ex-precedent co-ordinators and ex-law clerks from mid and top tier law firms nationally and put simply, we can handle all complex legal Microsoft Word applications.

When you use Digital Transcripts, it’s like having your own Word Processing/Document Management team who will become familiar with your brand, your formatting and your precedents and will work to ensure this relationship is seamless and as simple as sending your documents to your central word processing team.


Brand formatting and precedent automation

Do you have a lengthy document you would like to adapt for use with your client, but the document doesn’t adhere to your firm’s style guide and branding and it’s not automated? We provide a formatting service that will get your document up to shape – fully automated, fully branded, conforming to your style guide and we double check the definitions and cross references throughout the document. This is adding value to your time as the legal mind and you can then start afresh and dictate your particular amendments to the legal issues within the document.

Maybe you are a sole practitioner who would like a set of precedents set up and formatted for future use? We also provide this expertise and will work closely with you to provide an exemplary set of precedents for future use.


End to end protection using 128 bit SSL encryption

The Digital Transcripts web portal allows the flow of digital files from uploading audio, to the transcription process and download of documents, via SSL 128 bit encryption together with password protected client directories. The client can set their own password which is not stored by Digital Transcripts. The whole process is protected end to end.


Using our legal transcription service

To get started, use our online Transcription Registration Form to obtain your login and password to your private client SSL secured directory. Login and upload your audio specifying your turnaround time and any other instructions and let us take care of your project. Monitor the progress of your work at any time from any PC from within your private directory.