Courtney Blackman
Accelerator

Applications open for the Lander & Rogers legal tech accelerator – and here are the 5 startups it just helped

- January 10, 2024 3 MIN READ

Law firm Lander & Rogers will run its seventh accelerator program for legal tech startups in 2024, with applications now open. The focus is once again on artificial intelligence (AI), which, like so many traditional industries, is now transforming law. Since it began, the LawTech Hub accelerator has assisted 25 startups – all bar one… Read more »

Robot lawyer in a trial
AI/Machine Learning

AI is set to transform how we get legal advice, but it could still leave people without access to justice

- January 9, 2024 3 MIN READ

The legal profession has already been using artificial intelligence (AI) for several years, to automate reviews and predict outcomes, among other functions. However, these tools have mostly been used by large, well established firms. In effect, certain law firms have already deployed AI tools to assist their employed solicitors with day-to-day work. By 2022, three… Read more »

Laura Keily
Business

Legal disputes startup Immediation placed in voluntary administration after raising $19 million in six years

- November 2, 2023 2 MIN READ

Online dispute resolution platform Immediation was placed in voluntary administration last week, seven months after the startup’s founder and CEO departed amid a $2.8 million capital injection. Joanne Dunn and David McGrath from FTI Consulting were appointed administrators to 3 Australian entities: Immediation Pty Ltd (the head company), Immediation Platform, and Disputech IP Holdco, on… Read more »

Josef
Funding

Legal task automation startup Josef raises $5.2 million

- November 29, 2022 2 MIN READ

Legal automation startup, Josef, has raised $5.2 million in what the company is calling “pre-series” capital. The round led by OIF Ventures, supported by existing investor Carthona Capital as well as Flying Fox Ventures, Jelix Ventures and Saniel Ventures. Founded in 2018 by lawyers Tom Dreyfus and Sam Flynn and engineer Kirill Kliavin, the company… Read more »

Zoom court, not a cat
Topics

One of Australia’s biggest law firms, Allens, has launched a legal tech accelerator

- February 18, 2021 2 MIN READ

Allens, the global Australian law firm, has taken the digital transformation of the legal system by the tassels of its silks and is backing seven startups in a new accelerator program called Auctus (Latin for “enriched”.) The startups, based in four different countries, tackle issues such as document automation, smart contracts and AI-driven knowledge management,… Read more »

Topics

Online lawyer marketplace Lawpath raises $4.4 million for Asian expansion

- November 5, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Online legal marketplace Lawpath has raised $4.4 million as it looks to push into Asia. Adcock Private Equity lead the round, which was oversubscribed and saw existing backers Pollenizer Investments, LegalZoom, Fort Street Advisors, Machdoch Ventures and Nick Abrahams, now head of innovation at Australian lawfirm Norton Rose Fulbright return The Sydney legaltech startup previously… Read more »