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25 Disruptive LegalTech Companies & Startups (2024)

by Josh Howarth
April 30, 2024

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The rise of technology has made a lasting impact on the legal industry as a whole.

In fact, the LegalTech market is expected to reach $32.3B in 2025.

According to Gartner, legal departments will increase their spend on legal technology by more than 200% by 2025.

This list presents 25 LegalTech startups that are accelerating the growth of this sector.

1. Lexly

5-year search growth: 8,500%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2004

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Funding: $26.7M (Series Unknown)

What they do: Lexly offers access to expert digital legal services. The company saw 39.75% revenue growth and reported yearly revenue of approximately $3M.

2. Evisort

5-year search growth: 221%

Search growth status: Exploding

Year founded: 2016

Location: San Francisco, California

Funding: $155.6M (Series C)

What they do: Evisort is an intelligent contract management tool. It uses AI to review contracts, making the process of finding compliance problems and other risks more streamlined. The company is funded by 9 investors, with Microsoft’s Venture Fund being one of their most notable investors. In October 2023, the startup launched the first LLM for contracts and legal agreements

3. Everlaw

5-year search growth: 5,900%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2010

Location: Oakland, California

Funding: $298.6M (Series D)

What they do: Everlaw is a legal organization that provides a cloud-based platform for litigation document management and analysis. Their platform uses machine learning and AI technology to help legal professionals quickly and accurately review and analyze large volumes of documents, reducing time and costs associated with the litigation process.

With powerful collaboration and organization features, Everlaw enables legal teams to work more efficiently and effectively on their cases. In September 2023, G2 named Everlaw the #1 e-discovery platform globally

4. CloudLex

5-year search growth: 2,200%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2015

Location: New York, New York

Funding: $7.7M (Series B)

What they do: CloudLex is a cloud-based litigation platform offering paralegal support for injury law firms. The platform offers matter manager, intake manager, referral engine, referral exchange and digital archiving services. CloudLex has handled over 10M pleadings and legal documents.

5. Apryse

5-year search growth: 750%

Search growth status: Exploding

Year founded: 1998

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Funding: $71M (Private Equity)

What they do: Previously known as PDFTron, Apryse is a digital document management tool. The platform also offers data extraction and redaction capabilities that are used by legal offices. Apryse serves over 1000 entities across 50 countries. In February 2023, PDFTron rebranded to Apryse to better reflect their overall product offerings, including digital signatures and signature SDK products for enterprise companies. 

6. ComplyCloud

5-year search growth: 3,600%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2014

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Funding: $5.1M (Seed)

What they do: ComplyCloud is a software platform that automates all compliance management tasks for businesses. The startup pairs customers with a legal expert and an account manager to generate all documentation for major frameworks like GDPR, ISO 27001, ISAE 3000, and NIS2. Glenn Rossen, co-founder of ComplyCloud, says the company is growing at 250% year over year.

7. Legatics

5-year search growth: 2,600%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2015

Location: London, England

Funding: $9.9M (Series B)

What they do: Legatics is a platform that automates legal transaction processes. It also provides a real-time deal progress status allowing all parties involved in a transaction to see their deal progress. The startup is funded by 5 investors over 8 funding rounds.

8. Luminance

5-year search growth: 32%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2015

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom

Funding: $23M (Non-Equity Assistance)

What they do: Luminance uses AI to scan and analyze legal documents and legal databases. According to Luminance, their tool has helped customers save up to 90% of their time spent on contract review.

9. Trust & Will

5-year search growth: 181%

Search growth status: Exploding

Year founded: 2017

Location: San Diego, California

Funding: $48M (Series Unknown)

What they do: Trust & Will is a legaltech startup that offers online estate planning services. Their platform provides users with an easy and affordable way to create wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents. With user-friendly software, helpful resources, and a team of experienced attorneys, Trust & Will empowers users to protect their assets and provide for their loved ones in the event of their passing.

10. SnapDragon

5-year search growth: 46%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2015

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Funding: $1.7M (Series Unknown)

What they do: SnapDragon is a monitoring platform that detects and fights counterfeits and brand infringements. The startup won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2020

11. LinkSquares

5-year search growth: 289%

Search growth status: Exploding

Year founded: 2015

Location: Boston, Massachusetts 

Funding: $161.5M (Series C)

What they do: LinkSquares is a legaltech startup that offers an AI-powered platform for contract management and analysis. Their platform provides businesses with the tools to manage their contract lifecycle, from drafting to renewal, and uses AI to extract and analyze key data from contracts. With LinkSquares, businesses can save time and reduce costs associated with manual contract management while ensuring compliance and reducing risk.

12. Signaturely

5-year search growth: 8,000%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2015

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Funding: $213.3M (Secondary Market)

What they do: Signaturely is a cloud-based eSignature startup that lets users sign legally binding documents digitally. This tool includes contract templates, team collaboration features, and automated document tracking and follow-ups. Signaturely reached 30,000 user signups within 12 months without raising money.

13. Uptrust

5-year search growth: 300%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2015

Location: San Francisco, California

Funding: $3.6M (Seed)

What they do: Uptrust is a mobile application that is designed to streamline the entire court and arbitration process. The application allows for direct communication between legal parties, counseling, scheduling, etc. According to Uptrust, their application has helped over 150,000 people avoid jail time.

14. Legitquest

5-year search growth: 1,700%

Search growth status: Peaked

Year founded: 2017

Location: New Delhi, India

Funding: $965K (Non-Equity Assistance)

What they do: Legitquest is a legal search engine. The company has developed a legal database powered by AI that gathers legal information across the web. It then aggregates that information and allows customers to use their search engine for easier access to that information. Their search engine allows for access to over 50 million pages of case laws.

15. Clearbrief

5-year search growth: 1,100%

Search growth status: Peaked

Year founded: 2020

Location: Seattle, Washington

Funding: $3.5M (Seed)

What they do: Clearbrief is a language processing software that uses AI to analyze legal text and show how it is structured and by what evidence it is backed. This makes it easier for lawyers and judges to structure and read their statements. The startup is funded by 11 angel (individual) investors.

16. Icertis

5-year search growth: 47%

Search growth status: Peaked

Year founded: 2009

Location: Bellevue, Washington

Funding: $441M (Convertible Note)

What they do: Icertis operates a contract-management tool. It uses AI to analyze contracts and provide reports on a contract’s risk, compliance, and governance. Icertis was named a winner in the 2023 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards program by the Business Intelligence Group

17. Robin AI

5-year search growth: 453%

Search growth status: Exploding

Year founded: 2019

Location: London, England

Funding: $43M (Series B)

What they do: Robin AI is a legal tech startup that provides AI-powered contract management. The AI copilot feature can draft new contracts, review existing contracts, and find existing queries in under 4 seconds. Robin AI combines their own proprietary contract data pulled from 2+ million contracts reviewed with the Claude LLM and other machine learning techniques to properly analyze contracts. In January 2024, this AI-powered startup secured $26 million in new series B funding.

18. Contractbook

5-year search growth: 5,300%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2016

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Funding: $43.3M (Series B)

What they do: Contractbook operates a contract management tool that supports the entire contract creation workflow. It allows for contract drafting, editing and collaborating, signing, storing and executing. Contractbook is funded by 7 investors, with Gradient Ventures being their most notable investor.

19. LegalForce

5-year search growth: 108%

Search growth status: Peaked

Year founded: 2005

Location: Mountain View, California

Funding: Undisclosed 

What they do: LegalForce is a search engine for trademarks that also allows for digital trademark filing and registering. The startup has over 100,000 customers and allows for digital trademark filing in 180 countries.

20. Legal Pigeon

5-year search growth: 131%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2019

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Funding: $212K (Seed)

What they do: Legal Pigeon is a lawyer marketplace intended to enable users to quickly hire a replacement lawyer. Legal Pigeon has an estimated yearly revenue of approximately $600K.

21. Easyjur

5-year search growth: 9,200%

Search growth status: Exploding

Year founded: 2014

Location: Uberaba, Brazil 

Funding: $3.5M (Series Unknown)

What they do: Easyjur is a legaltech startup that provides an innovative solution for legal document automation. With their platform, users can easily create, customize, and manage legal documents such as contracts, agreements, and policies, saving time and reducing the risk of errors. Easyjur also offers AI-powered legal language analysis, providing users with insights into the quality and potential legal risks of their documents.

22. Leegality

5-year search growth: 99x+

Search growth status: Exploding

Year founded: 2016

Location: New Delhi, India

Funding: $4.8M (Series A)

What they do: Leegality is a platform that digitizes document workflow. Additionally, the platform incorporates eStamps, eSign and contracting & compliance capabilities that help in legal document processing. Currently, the startup serves over 1500 Indian companies.

23. SprintLaw

5-year search growth: 3,100%

Search growth status: Regular

Year founded: 2016

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Funding: Undisclosed

What they do: SprintLaw is a cloud-based legal management platform. It allows users to automate legal tasks without the need for on-premise servers. The company has worked with over 30,000 Australian businesses to date.

24. SoloSuit

5-year search growth: 9,000%

Search growth status: Exploding

Year founded: 2018

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Funding: Undisclosed (Seed)

What they do: SoloSuit is a legaltech startup that helps individuals respond to debt collection lawsuits without hiring an attorney. Their platform provides users with a guided questionnaire to help them create a legal answer to a debt collection lawsuit, as well as document templates and instructions for filing. With their affordable and easy-to-use platform, SoloSuit aims to make legal defense accessible to everyone, particularly those who cannot afford an attorney.

25. Amberlo

5-year search growth: 3,300%

Search growth status: Peaked

Year founded: 2017

Location: Kaunas, Lithuania 

Funding: $1.9M (Seed)

What they do: Amberlo is a tool intended to help law firms onboard new clients, log working hours, assign bills and email clients. They offer three subscription plans, starting from 25 Euro per seat per month to 55 Euro per seat per month.

Conclusion

This concludes our list of growing LegalTech startups.

Startups in this space are using modern tools, such as cloud systems and AI to make access to high-quality legal technology easier.

As can be seen from our list, growth in this space is supported by AI, smart contract management, compliance management and workflow automation.