Three law firms from the United States, Britain and Asia have jointly invested over $10 million in a U.S.-based legal tech start-up that is developing an ‘open’ industry platform to enable lawyers to work seamlessly across disparate systems.

The platform, designed for both law firms and legal departments, is being beta-tested by more than 10,000 lawyers in over 100 jurisdictions, Lupl said in a statement on Thursday.

Lupl, which counts U.S. law firm Cooley, Britain’s CMS and Singapore-based Rajah & Tann Asia as its founding shareholders, said law firms including Slaughter & May, Linklaters and companies including Unilever and Deutsche Bank are involved in the early testing.

Lupl aims to synchronize all parts of legal projects such as documents, communications and technology applications in a single secure platform, which can be integrated by law firms, legal departments and technology providers.

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