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Public interest crowdfunding platform raises $2m for US expansion

CrowdJustice, the online funding platform for public interest legal cases, has raised $2m (£1.5m) from an investment round to expand its presence in the United States. CrowdJustice’s founder and chief executive told Legal Futures that it was an important time to be in the US to help give voice to people “between elections”.

June 8th, 2017 | No Comments »

ReviewSolicitors to target law firm investors through crowdfunding

A legal rating and review website, set up last autumn by the former chief operating officer of QualitySolicitors, is to launch a crowdfunding bid next month targeting law firms. ReviewSolicitors wants to raise at least £150,000 from 50 law firms.

May 10th, 2016 | No Comments »

Crowdfunder attempts to support legal projects as well as cases

Crowdjustice, the legal crowdfunding platform, has launched its first funding project, as opposed to a specific case, and has already raised half of the target amount needed by a legal support charity from a corporate sponsor.

May 4th, 2016 | No Comments »

Solicitor entrepreneur launches crowdfunding push for legal app

Lauren Riley, a solicitor entrepreneur who appeared on ‘The Apprentice’, is launching a bid next week to raise £150,000 for her legal app through crowdfunding. She said about 80 small and medium-sized law firms had registered an interest in the product.

June 5th, 2015 | 4 Comments »

Crowd-funding investors queue up to back online legal advice service

An online legal service aimed at small businesses and “democratising the law” has almost completed its second round of ‘crowdfunding’, raising more than £100,000 in less than a month as it targets ambitious expansion.

February 14th, 2014 | No Comments »

SME legal advice website returns to crowdfunding for investment

An online legal service aimed at small businesses yesterday launched its second round of ‘crowdfunding’ in less than a year, while awaiting an alternative business structure (ABS) licence with a view to obtaining further equity.

January 16th, 2014 | No Comments »

Crowdfunders flock to invest in LPO business

A UK legal process outsourcing company has obtained an equity investment of double the amount it was seeking to fund ambitious expansion plans, using the ‘crowdfunding’ method of appealing to investors.

December 9th, 2013 | No Comments »