Coudert Brothers legal firm

What it is: An interactive Web site that allows users direct access to individual partners and associates.

It includes details of new cases, current legal issues, partner profiles and links to Coudert's 27 international offices.

Who developed it: Sydney-based Eclipse Group, who also developed the David Jones, ozemail and Tyrells Wines sites.

Development tools used: The database was developed using ASP. The design elements of the site were created with Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Free Hand Aid, Photoshop.

Development time: Six months, though there was an interruption of a couple of months when Coudert and Norton Smith were merging.

Traffic: Between its opening day on Thursday July 1st and Monday July 5th Coudert's Web site received 26,705 hits.

Hot tips: The site allows the visitor to select the most relevant partner to their needs by searching for particular skills and experience and then matching those with a particular person, who can then be contacted directly via e-mail.