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Streamline legal documentation — all by voice

Spend less time on documentation and more time serving clients. Built with a specialised New Zealand legal vocabulary, Dragon Legal New Zealand 14 enables fast, efficient and accurate dictation of legal documentation, robust transcription and powerful customisation features that can be easily shared and deployed across a practice or legal department. Dragon Legal enables you to create, edit and format file notes, contracts, briefs and more – all by voice – for improved efficiency, reduced transcription time and costs, and faster document turnaround.

New version starting at $995 (NZ)

Dragon Legal - Streamline legal documentation by voice
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Put your voice to work

Legal professionals in practices of all sizes face documentation overload, resulting in document backlogs, high transcription costs, and less time for billable work. Use Dragon Legal Individual speech recognition to create and manage legal documentation—quickly and accurately—by voice.

Features and benefits

Put your voice to work and improve practice productivity

Legal-specific vocabulary

Enjoy legal-specific accuracy. Built with a specialised legal vocabulary to deliver optimal recognition accuracy—right out of the gate—when you dictate legal terms.

Speed document turnaround

Speed document turnaround. Quickly dictate and edit case files, contracts and briefs by voice; even format legal citations automatically.

Boost efficiency

Boost efficiency with customizations. Add custom words specific to your practice or create custom commands to quickly insert standardised content and shortcut repetitive tasks by voice.

Powerful transcription

Eliminate or reduce transcription time and costs. Record legal notes using a digital recorder for later transcription by you or your staff; streamlined setup lets you transcribe audio files with speed and ease.

Use with favourite applications

Use your favourite applications. Dictate, edit and control within your desktop applications by voice, and enjoy fully voice-driven editing and command capabilities in many web applications when using supported browsers.

Dragon Anywhere professional-grade mobile dictation

Be productive anytime, anywhere. Use Dragon on popular form factors such as portable touchscreen PCs. Or connect seamlessly with Dragon Anywhere mobile dictation solution and complete documentation on your iOS® or Android device.

Designed for legal

Document clients’ cases with detail and accuracy

Designed specifically for individual solicitors and other legal professionals, Dragon Legal Individual is trained using million words from legal documents to deliver optimal recognition accuracy for dictation of legal terms right from the start. It captures specific legal terminology quickly and accurately to minimise the need for edits.

  • Extensive, built-in legal vocabulary covers terminology specific to the legal community
  • Create, import and share custom words specific to your clients, practice or specialty

Featured webinar

Discover how speech recognition can help your firm focus on billable work, while ultimately providing better service to your clients.

Why attend this webinar?

  • Learn how the document process can impact client demands for efficiency and accountability
  • See how speech recognition can increase productivity
  • Understand how to positively impact the transcription process

Fill out the form and view the on demand webinar.

Powerful transcription

Eliminate or reduce transcription time and costs

Transcription services are costly and can slow down documentation processes. Dictate into a digital voice recorder and Dragon will automatically transcribe the recordings when you connect to your desktop. You can also transcribe another single speaker’s voice from pre-recorded audio files or from podcasts. Streamlined setup makes transcription faster and easier than ever.

  • Complete transcription quickly and accurately with no voice training required even for third-party speakers
  • Transcribe another single speaker’s voice from pre-recorded audio files or from podcasts
  • Get a head start as you review or correct your transcription results with automatic application of basic punctuation that are not dictated
  • Save time and eliminate reliance on costly transcription services

System requirements

  • RAM: Minimum 4GB
  • CPU: Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor. Faster processors yield faster performance.
  • Free hard disk space: 8GB
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7, 8.1, 10 (32- and 64-bit); Windows Server 2008 R2 & 2012 R2
  • Internet Explorer 11 or higher or the current version of Chrome or Firefox for Online Help
  • A sound card supporting 16-bit recording
  • Built-in microphone or a Nuance-approved microphone. See support.nuance.com/compatibility for more information
  • An Internet connection for product download and automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process)

Note: Does not support dictation into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. For EMR support, please use Dragon Medical Practice Edition.

Note: Dragon Legal product sold in North America is not suitable for other jurisdictions. Dragon Legal New Zealand is recommended for New Zealand law.


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