Frequently Asked Questions

The following information should help answer any questions you have about who we are and what we do.

Who can join the Document Excellence Group?

Membership is open to all who recognise the importance of creating and maintaining trouble-free documents.

Our members have varied roles, including trainers to template designers, IT directors to precedent managers, automation specialists to secretaries, product engineers to lawyers.

DEG membership comprises organisations of all sizes, each with a need to share knowledge, experience and information on document production issues.  Our member organisations are predominantly law firms however we welcome applications for membership from any industry.

We are keen to preserve the user group as a platform for knowledge sharing and open discourse.  Vendors are welcome to join providing contribution is based on these values and does not veer towards sales and marketing pitches.

How much does it cost to join?

Membership is free, and there is no cost to attend user group meetings.

What topics are typically covered during events?

Topics for previous events have included:

  • Managing metadata
  • Document comparison
  • Leveraging technology for additional benefit
  • Marketing and Business Development documents
  • Document production from end user perspective
  • Onboarding new hires
  • Attracting lawyers to attend training

Can I host an event or user group meeting at my firm?

Yes, please get in touch as we’re always looking for venues to host our events.

Are there members in my region?

We have members globally, so there’s a good chance there’ll be more members near you.  We’re also keen to facilitate local events in different areas, so let us know if you’d like to get involved.