Head of News - Co-FounderSean has worked in the legal publishing industry for 25 years
In the late 80’s and early 90’s he worked for Law Book Company & Point of Law In Sydney. On moving to London he worked for Legalease UK ( the creator of the Legal 500 series, the law awards concept & Legal Business magazine) as their international print media sales director.
On returning to Australia in 1998 Sean created Australia’s first independent online legal news website for legal information professionals , Excata.com. This platform was subsequently sold to Lexis Nexis and Sean was hired to manage the Lexis Nexis’ then new online team for legal media and awards.. On leaving the company in late 2001 he subsequently launched the publication Law Librarians News and the website Practicesource.com with business partner John Taylor
Chief Technology Officer - Co-FounderJohn worked as the National Technology Manager for a major Australian Law Firm for over 10 years.
From 1998 until 2007 he was the managing director of Orli-Tech, a company created from the IT department of a major Law Firm. Orli-Tech developed information based Intranets for law firms and a large private network connecting Brisbane Barristers. Several major Internet based projects were developed for Telecommunications Companies, Law Firms and Off Shore Banks.
In November 2001 he partnered with Sean Hocking to create Practicesource.com.
From 2004 to 2007 he took a break from legal to manage two major real estate companies. During that time several Internet projects were undertaken culminating in the creation of Way Cool Media.
Way Cool Media owns and operates virtual real estate in the form of web sites, domain names and internet based applications. Based in Noosa Heads, Queensland Australia and operating internet properties in Australia,USA, UK, Canada, South Africa and Europe. Internet assets include web sites and domain names for legal news, travel, health, medical, cosmetic, directories and dating.