The client who birthed a law firm and its legal technology

In July 2017 we reported on a well-funded (US$10.5m), secretive venture whose aim was to revolutionise legal services and transform the delivery of corporate legal services. The venture was centered in San Francisco however technology revolutions tend to cross national borders very quickly. Those who were expecting ground-breaking technology probably felt an anti-climax when it was recently revealed that a new law firm had been created. The law firm, named Atrium appears to have quickly gained a following amongst the Silicon Valley startup community. The head of Atrium LTS, (LTS = Legal Technology Services) the technology part of the venture, is renowned entrepreneur Justin Kan. He describes himself as an “involuntary power user […]

The Secret Legal-Tech Product with US$10.5m Funding

While the product is secret, the amount raised to develop it has been all over the internet. Atrium LTS has raised US$10.5 million to revolutionise legal services and transform the delivery of corporate legal services. Have you ever had a good idea for software, had a few coffees with friends and contacts and raised A$14 million? Probably not, and in the legal services market this is exceptional for a concept product. Part of the success of being able to access these funds must be the standing of the leader of this enterprise. His name is Justin Kan – an entrepreneur and partner […]