Lawyers that really know your business

Adam Tucker, one of Lexoo’s top-rated lawyers, has worked as a lawyer for Dyson, Orange/EE and runs his own law firm. He is a true specialist when it comes to SaaS and software licensing. An average day for him could involve anything from drafting and negotiating complex international sales agreements, through to advising…

Legally trained account managers are on hand to help

Nicole is one of Lexoo’s Account Managers, responsible for guiding clients through their legal journey, ensuring clients get a great deal and find a lawyer they love. Before getting into LegalTech, Nicole worked as a lawyer at the World Bank, investigating and litigating against corruption. Here’s how Nicole and all the Lexoo Account…

Transparency of Legal Services - Causes and Solutions

In a stinging indictment of the legal profession, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) reported in December 2016 that the legal services market is undermined by a lack of transparency on pricing and service quality. The CMA argued that this was due to the fact that the legal services sector is characterised by incomplete or…

UK Legal Tech Reaches New Heights

While still lagging behind the United States, 2016 is shaping up to be best year yet for the fledgling legal tech sector in the United Kingdom. Amid the 50+ UK legal startups aiming to disrupt the law through artificial intelligence, bots, on-demand legal services and the like, three watershed moments are sure to accelerate that…

Bell finally tolls for the billable hour

Archaic methods of law firm billing have long been criticised, but not much has changed. Legal fees remain inflated, lacking in transparency and calculated in a way that is at odds with today's fast-paced, information-driven world. The billable hour is a notorious bugbear. For clients, it is a poor metric for comparison between legal providers.…

In-house LegalTech Spotlight: Counselytics

To kick off our series highlighting the best of LegalTech for in-house legal departments is Counselytics - converting your unstructured contract data into actionable intelligence. TL;DR: Founded: 2013 Funding: $850,000 Made in: New York, USA CEO/Founder: Jason Gabbard (ex-Cravath, Morgan Stanley) “The amount of digital information inside organisations is doubling roughly every…

The Dawn of Legal Price Transparency

The simmering battle for price transparency in legal services has become more targeted. This is after the Legal Services Consumers Panel called for regulators to consider mandating fixed fee pricing for family lawyers. Their tough stance feeds into the chorus of voices calling for definitive action to address the inadequacies in the legal services market,…

How Much To Register a UK or EU Trade Mark

Creating a brand is hard. Days, weeks, even months of soul-searching will pass, picking the right name and crafting the perfect logo. But when it all comes together, when the pixels fall into place, you make your mark on the world. It's your baby and it's yours to protect. The best way to protect your…