Pass on the cost of file archiving with FileMan

File archiving designed solely for Australian law firms and conveyancing practices.

FileMan Features

  • We catalogue each file individually so your staff don’t have to do any cataloguing.
  • We catalogue your old files or existing archives.We will transfer your old files free of charge.
  • A scanning service is available, so you can have paperless archives and access them online.
  • You retrieve a single file rather than an entire box.
  • You can pass on costs of the file archiving to the client as a legitimate disbursement.
  • You can manage and retrieve your files online.

You have online access to the file’s storage information, including the retrieval history, proposed destruction date and other key information relating to the file, such as client and matter detail. To retrieve a file simply call us or request the file online. Rather than sending the whole box of files, we simply send you the file through either our DX or courier service, or you can have the file scanned and viewed in PDF format.
Did you know that...
85% of your legal peers say that a file archiving provider who would manage all existing files would be a drawcard, see more facts.

Unique Single Fee

FileMan’s unique single fee per file approach means you can convert the cost of the file storage into a legitimate disbursement.

The one-off amount you pass onto your clients includes:

  • Cataloguing
  • File collection from your office
  • Secure seven year storage so you comply with your legal obligations
  • Secure destruction

Did you know that...
89% of your legal peers say that cost effective storage and destruction is the most important file archiving goal for their practice, see more facts.


FileMan can also integrate seamlessly with LEAP's legal practice management software and LEAP Conveyancer, adding further efficiencies to your workflow.

LEAP Integration Benefits

Bookkeeping work is minimised

When a new matter is created in LEAP Documents, two weeks later the cost recovery appears on your client ledger in LEAP Accounting, ensuring the cost is collected when you bill your client.

Use your LEAP database to manage and retrieve your files quickly

Each file we receive is catalogued relating to your matter number. The catalogue is automatically created for you and linked to the Electronic Matter in LEAP. File retrieval is simply arranged at the click of a mouse!

Comply with your legal obligations

FileMan will securely store your hard copy files for seven years, then with your authorisation we will destroy the files for you. You can track the proposed destruction date easily online.

You will also reduce the risks associated with having important and confidential information unsecured and cluttering the office.

All files are stored within our secure facilities which include CCTV, Access/Control Systems, Long and Short Range Motion Sensor Alarms, Perimeter Fencing and Fire Suppression Systems.

View your states legal obligations: NSW | VIC | QLD

Did you know that...
23% of your legal peers keep their files for longer than 7 years, see more facts.