You can now ‘Build Your Own’ automated precedents. Learn More

  • Features

    Reshape your client engagement and move instruction-taking online.


    Send documents for eSigning with just a few clicks.


    Create complex legal documents in a fraction of the time.


    Combine document automation with document management.

    Complete in Word Icon

    Complete in MS Word
    Complete the final version in an environment you know.


    Build Your Own
    Automate your existing precedents with Smarter Drafter's BYO functionality.

  • Precedents


    Cover all major practice areas and unlock immediate results with Smarter Drafter ‘Essentials’ precedent bank.


    Access precedents dedicated to your specific practice area via Smarter Drafter content partners.


    Build Your Own
    Automate your existing precedents with Smarter Drafter’s BYO capability.

  • Resources
  • Pricing


From Instruction
to eSignature

Save time, reduce risk and stay compliant across every practice area when drafting precedents and complex legal documents

Scalable to meet the needs of every firm

In a world of 6-minute units, the legal industry is ripe for automation. Smarter Drafter brings together the most accurate and up-to-date legal precedents with state-of-the-art automation.

New Firm

New Firm

Automation is now a must-have in your legal-tech stack. Smarter Drafter delivers immediate results for a firm just starting out.
Expanding Services

Expanding Services

Never knock-back work again. Smarter Drafter includes precedents across all major practice areas, allowing you to draft with confidence.
Growing Team

Growing Team

Maintain accuracy and consistency, even when adding new team members. Ensure every document a client receives matches your brand and style.
Major Firm

Major Firm

Transform how knowledge is shared and utilised within your firm, seamlessly transferring invaluable insights and experience from partners to your team.

Get started immediately with our Essentials precedent bank

Estate Planning | Commercial Law | Family Law | Corporate | Disputes | Employment | Finance | Property | Trusts |
Intellectual property | Court Forms | Law Firms

100,000+ documents and counting

More than 2,000 lawyers nationally use Smarter Drafter to create
top-tier quality documents for their clients.

  • “The ease of navigation and support materials make it an essential resource for document preparation.”
    Nat Brancatisano
    NB Legal - Sydney, NSW
  • “Smarter Drafter has enabled me to create testamentary trust wills simply and effectively.”
    Paul Cook
    Sherlock Legal - Guildford, WA
  • "Smarter Drafter has streamlined the process, making it fast and accurate, turning Consenting Orders into a core deliverable in my Family Law practice."
    Aleecia Murray
    AM Legal - Aldinga, SA
  • “A great product that saves time in legal drafting with high quality legal documents.”
    Michael Scherini
    Scherini Lawyers - Caulfield North, VIC
  • “I recently signed up to Smarter Drafter and have been very happy with the quality of the documents.”
    Kazmer Ujvari
    Ujvari Lawyers - Wayville, SA
  • “I’ve been with Smarter Drafter for years and am impressed by the ever-growing range of documents.”
    George Ilk
    Argosy Legal - Scarborough, QLD
  • “As the owner of a boutique practice, Smarter Drafter has added tremendous value to my firm."
    Nigel Lo
    GLP Lawyers International - Perth, WA
  • “Smarter Drafter assisted me with increased revenue due to precedents I wouldn't otherwise have access to.”
    Stacy Munzenberger
    Aqua Legal - Maitland, NSW
  • "Cannot speak highly enough of the great range of documents and customer support."
    Tahsin Malek
    Malek Manas Lawyers - Belmore, NSW
  • “Our customer experience with Ben and his team has been exceptional! No request is ever a problem.”
    Kirsten Dilena
    Black Ink Legal - Dulwich, SA
  • “Excellent legal drafting platform – but thats not all, they actually have a team in Australia who know the law."
    John Vaezi
    JD Legal Solicitors - Richmond, SA
  • “Smarter Drafter provides Tier 1 drafting capability across most areas of law.”
    Deborah Tresise
    Baxter Warne Legal - Sydney, NSW
  • “I recently signed up with Smarter Drafter after struggling for years to compile a set of precedents.”
    Peter Mericka
    Lawyers Conveyancing - Croydon, VIC
  • “Superior service, always contactable and a pleasure to speak with. Good job Smarter Drafter Team.”
    Tracey Bale
    Stacks Law - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • “I love Smarter Drafter. The documents are first class and produced in record time.”
    John Gould
    HSH Lawyers - Maroochydore, QLD
  • “Smarter Drafter provides a very useful range of automated precedents.”
    Hassan Hammoud
    HP Legal - Sydney CBD, NSW
  • “Becoming a Smarter Drafter subscriber is singularly the best investment I have ever made.”
    Susan McDonald
    Wills At Your Home - Adelaide, SA
  • “The technology is smart and it certainly makes our lives much easier.”
    Stacey Dowson
    Dowson Turco Lawyers - Newtown, NSW
  • “Smarter Drafter saves time and improves the quality of the documents our firm produces.”
    Natale Ricciardi
    Frichot & Frichot Lawyers - Fremantle, WA
  • “Our team love using Smarter Drafter. In fact, I don’t think we could do without it.”
    Amanda Spencer
    Bridge Legal - North Sydney, NSW
  • "I work as a sole practitioner and my experience with Smarter Drafter has been wonderful in every regard."
    Rebecca Cheers
    Lion & Lamb Law - Young, NSW
  • “I like the quality of the documents. They’re quick to process and I’ve received good support.”
    Ben Pike
    DGB Law - Wollongong, NSW
  • “Amazing efficiency tool for lawyers seeking clear, consistent and well balanced documentation. I love it.”
    Nick Georges
    Company Law Services - Byron Bay, NSW
  • “Smarter Drafter is like having a virtual assistant on call 24/7 - but better.”
    Deborah Culhane
    Duly Served Legal & Consulting - Wodonga, VIC

With the Lawyer always in the loop

Move beyond tedious and inconsistent document assembly. Smarter Drafter is a complete
automation platform for your practice. Transform each aspect of your client engagement online.

Intake to eSign

Precedents that match your needs

Smarter Drafter offers an automated precedent solution for firms of any size or focus.



Cover all major practice areas and unlock immediate results with the Smarter Drafter ‘Essentials’ precedent bank.


Access best-in-class precedents dedicated to your specific practice area via Smarter Drafter’s content partners.

Build Your Own

For Mid and Major sized firms that have already invested in their own precedents, but want the power of automation. 

Documents to be proud of

Produce beautifully formatted client-facing, courtroom ready documents that are as easy to read as they are compliant.

Documents Isometric

Your brand
Maintain brand consistency by adding your firm’s logos, colours and fonts to both instruction-taking forms and documents.

Your style
The way you format documents reflects the style of your firm. Implement a consistent practice-wide style guide for headings, bullets, numbers, columns and more.

Courtroom Ready
As our documents are continually updated, they are always courtroom ready.

Documents Isometric


Underpinned by integrations

We are waging war on rekeying. Integrate with your practice management system (PMS) for matter details, Google Maps for accurate addresses and the Australian Business Register for the correct company details.

At the end of the process save your completed documents directly to your document management system (DMS).

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Book in for a 1-on-1 demo

See what Smarter Drafter could do for your firm.
Book in for a 1-on-1 demo with one of our highly-trained experts.

From Instruction to eSignature

Automation is now an essential component of any firm's legal tech stack.

Intake Mobile


Reshape your client engagement and move instruction taking online

Intake Mobile

Invite your clients
Why wait for a face-to-face meeting? Have your clients complete an online Q+A on any device. Your clients can provide you with the exact instructions you need for their matter.

Instantly Notified
Stay on top of your client work by being notified as soon as your client has completed the form.

Automatically Populated Forms
Never rekey again. All of the instructions your client has provided are automatically added to document in Smarter Drafter. The pre-population of instruction data will dramatically reduce your drafting time.


Create complex legal documents in a fraction of the time

Documents Dashboard

Built-in Guidance
Be taken step-by-step through every document. The online Q+A form dynamically adapts to your answers and prompts you for everything needed to complete the document. Be supported with on-screen prompts, tips and definitions.

Track your progress
See exactly where you’re up to. Jump back, move forwards or save and resume at a later stage. Don’t have the information you need? Add a placeholder and pick up drafting from exactly where you left it.

The right data, every time
Think beyond matter information and integrations with your practice management solution. Smarter Drafter’s online Q+A form checks addresses against Google Maps and ABN details with the Australian Business Registry for absolute accuracy every time. In-built data validation also ensures your dates and calculations are always right.

Documents Dashboard
Complete in Word

Complete in Microsoft Word

Complete the final version in an environment you know

Complete in Word

Edit in MS Word
Send your first draft straight to MS Word and start editing. The Smarter Drafter Add-In for MS Word, allows you to add any final touches to client documents in an environment you know and trust.

Firm-Wide Clause Bank
From a single sentence to a page of text, create and maintain a firm-wide Clause Bank without ever leaving MS Word. Search, filter and preview to find the clause you need, then one-click insert directly into your document.

Send and Save
When you have completed your edits, simply click to save the final version in Smarter Drafter, file a copy in your practice or document management system and send to your client for eSigning.


Remove the bottleneck of 'wet' signatures

eSignatures Dashboard

A complete solution
Keep all of the contract processing in a single platform. eSignatures can be included as part of your Smarter Drafter subscription.

One-Click send
Remove the need for printing or exporting to third party applications. Details of signing parties are directly added to documents produced from Smarter Drafter.

Secure Environment
Documents are signed in a secure and encrypted environment that only you and your clients have access to.

eSignatures Dashboard


Integrations Diagram


Combine the best-in-class document automation and document management

Integrations Diagram

PDF, MS Word or both
All client documents can be reproduced in seconds from the Submissions table. Download a copy in PDF or MS Word or both via a convenient ZIP file.

Send directly to your DMS
Maintain client records in a single location. Through seamless integration with your document management system, completed documents can be saved directly to matters.


'Build Your Own'
Automated Precedents


Developed specifically for established firms that have already invested in their own precedents, but want the power of automation.


Secure at every stage

Security matters when working with sensitive client information.
Take security risks off the table with our Australian-hosted solution.

Australian Hosted

Australian Hosted

Hosted onshore, with latest Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure
ISO Certified

ISO Certified

Smarter Drafter is certified
ISO 27001
End-to-end Encryption

End-to-end Encryption

Latest version of TSL and data encrypted at rest

Book in for a 1-on-1 demo

See what Smarter Drafter could do for your firm.
Book in for a 1-on-1 demo with one of our highly-trained experts.