Lawtech, or otherwise known as legaltech, is vastly expanding its horizon across the UK's legal sector. Technologies such as automation and AI are being deployed in a number of ways to assist lawyers to easily access and make sense of large pools of information.
Despite its strong reputation overseas and valuation at almost £26 billion a year, the UK legal industry is in many ways outdated, inaccessible and expensive. That's something a number of startups hope to change, using automation, data, artificial intelligence and other technologies to make the legal process faster, more efficient and open to more players.
As a result the UK has seen an explosion in the number of lawtech startups in recent years. Here are a few of the most notable.