Copenhagen-centered Lawful Desk, a startup that aims to be the foremost service provider of legal paperwork for companies and individuals, introduced on Monday that it has elevated $3.3M (close to €3M) in a Series A round of funding.
The spherical saw participation from a group of non-public traders, including Michael Haaning, former board member at Ellos Groups, Gina Tricot, and Unisport. With this investment decision, Haaning will be part of Legal Desk’s board of administrators.
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The legaltech startup aims to digitise and automate the lawful business in the course of the Nordics. It thinks the marketplace is in dire need of democratisation as authorized services and authorized safety have been constrained to 1 who can manage them and who have time to fulfill with attorneys.
The proceeds from this spherical will help the enterprise to grow into distinct geographies and take one more stage in the direction of democratising legal services.
Lawful Desk’s co-founder, Simon Eklund, advised EU-startups, “The traditional legal services marketplace has however to embrace technology when it arrives to supplying far more standardised authorized expert services. I consider we are likely to see platforms like ours engage in a a lot even bigger part – also in conversation with the regular legislation methods. Accounting, payroll and administration are obvious illustrations of how digitisation has grow to be a welcomed element of the follow, and we hope to see the identical in our field. We consider that we can develop into the key platform for lawful products and services all over the Nordic region.”
In 2021, Legal Desk expanded its services in Sweden and is now seeking to enter Scandinavia. It also strategies to scale into Norway this year in advance of heading to Finland in 2023.
Aims to make law quick and obtainable
Launched in 2014 by Simon Eklund and Anders Lyager Kaae, Lawful Desk believes that lawful services must be very simple, easily accessible and economical. To this stop, they have formulated an on the internet provider that permits any individual to develop legal documents by themselves.
The documents are offered as a result of on-line questionnaires in which the firm asks users all the suitable facts required to produce the doc. When the inquiries have been answered, the doc is created as a PDF document and a backlink is delivered to the person.
The system offers customers with lawful expert services this sort of as enterprise establishment, work contracts, wills and future electrical power of legal professional. It can all be carried out 24/7 and at the portion of the price of consulting a attorney. At the moment, more than 135K consumers are registered on the platform.
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