Considerations for legal teams choosing a new European hub post-Brexit
There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a truly unprecedented year. We’ve had a lot on our plate: remote working, economic anxieties, and social connectedness to name a few. But if you’re a UK-based business accessing the European Union, you also need to be thinking about… Brexit.
How BAU work blocks legal from being a strategic asset
Two things GCs tell us they care about: Making time for what matters most in a legal department How to be a strategic partner to the business What makes these things such a challenge for GCs and how are they related?
Remote working at Lexoo
Like many companies around the world at the moment, at Lexoo we’ve had to become a fully remote company overnight. Although this represents a change from how we’ve been working normally, at Lexoo we’re fortunate to have been experimenting with remote work in some form during the past six years of our operating. We’ve gained…
How women in Law are using Lexoo to grow their practices in 2020
There are more opportunities than ever for lawyers exiting big, city firms to seek out opportunities for self-employment, roles at boutique firms or with LegalTech providers, like Lexoo. Lifestyle factors like child-rearing responsibilities or other caregiving roles are also driving this push for different ways of practising. Most Lexoo lawyers have fled city firm jobs,…
How We Redefined our Company Values
Lexoo is now 6 years old. We’ve grown from an idea in our CEO’s mind, to a seed company with a team of 5–6 people, to a leading European legal tech company with a team of over 20 people at post-Series A. With all that growth came a need to change our company values. About…
Why legal teams can save 30% with better project management
Think about the last time you took on a legal project that was cross-border or involved several lawyers and what it cost to have that work completed… Did you know that roughly 30% of the work you were billed for could have been automated with tech and better process? McKinsey Global Institute’s report on workforce…
Rolling out the Lexoo design system
All the components for our new design system had been coded in isolation and packaged up into a neat little npm package . As the development team began to re-code pages from our Client Dashboard, plugging in the new components, we set up a system for tracking our progress and brainstormed options for putting our…
How we integrated Design System components into our user interfaces
After 6 weeks working with our contractor Nicolai, development of our new design system components was nearly complete. We were all excited, but there was still a long way to go before we could unveil our re-design. Here are a few things we considered before putting our shiny new components into action. Where to start?
Creating the Lexoo Design System
Earlier this year, we decided to build a design system for Lexoo – see this post on our thinking behind this. Once the decision was made and we had audited our existing designs, the next step was to work closely with our designer, Jack, to actually create the design system. This post explains the process…
The countdown to Legal Geek
Legal Geek 2019 is nearly here Everyone at Lexoo is excited to share our love of all things LegalTech at the year’s best legal tech event, the Legal Geek Conference on the 16th of October! What was once a conversation of what “could be” in LegalTech has evolved into a celebration of the progress in this…