Project Description

Legal Website Design – CCI

Project Summary:

Coburn Corporate Intelligence (CCI) is an international legal investigation service based in QLD. They needed a professional website that was on brand, and could also act as a central data processing platform. Thorn Creative built their original website in 2012, and continue to maintain, update and monitor the sites performance.

Custom database development by Thorn Creative on Ninox

Website Highlights:

Responsive design, optimised for viewing on any size screen is a must for any business website.

The website has various forms connected to a central database for accepting general enquiries and class action registrations.

I have been a client of Kirsty’s since 2012 and I have found her to be very efficient and reliable who produces excellent work in website design and operations. Kirsty built the website for Coburn Corporate Intelligence and also for Lion Litigation.

As I do corporate intelligence work internationally, at one time, my website was hacked. Kirsty was able to rebuild it and she also implemented new and important security measures for our website.

I find Kirsty to be both helpful and extremely good at her job and always responds to my needs, efficiently and immediately. I have recommended Kirsty to other colleagues and she continues to do important work for my company and clients.

Niall Coburn, International Corporate Investigator and Barrister

Website Features:

  • WordPress CMS, why? Because it is the BEST!

  • Mobile responsive design for viewing on any device

  • Enhanced security systems to protect personal data

  • Custom email template design

Back Story – Legal website design, left to rot!

Coburn Corporate Intelligence’s first website was hacked due to out-dated software. With no current backups, their entire site was lost!

Unsure where to go, CCI outsourced to a freelancer to rebuild it. But this person stopped responding to emails and calls, leaving a half-finished (and badly made) website sitting on CCI’s public facing domain. Every day this was live was costing CCI in reputation and more importantly, clients!

With an immediate ‘website coming soon’ page made to reduce any interim damage, Thorn Creative got to work and started over. From the start we paid close attention to tightening up security flaws to prevent any future hacking attempts.

Thorn Creative has closely monitored and maintained the website ever since without a single incident in over 5 years.

Moral of the story? Keeping your website software up to date is important! Check out our website maintenance (webmaster) plans >


Social sharing

By integrating social media sharing buttons throughout the site, visitors can share any page easily with family and friends through their favourite social platform.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics provides reports on website performance, including things like website visitors, bounce rate, average pages per visit and browser location.

Yoast SEO

Yoast is a powerful plugin that makes optimising your website pages to rank #1 in search engines (Google) so much easier.

Google Maps

Google Maps integration means visitors can more easily pinpoint your business location on a map.

Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms is a robust contact form plugin for accepting a variety of submissions online.


MailChimp is an email list management platform. We integrated MailChimp with the checkout process, so the business can send follow up and promotional emails.

Ninox Database

Ninox Database is our favourite low-code database platform. It allows us to rapidly develop online data management systems, like the book build software for this international law firm. 

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