How to choose the best lawyer for your tech startup

Jan 9, 2018 · Guest post for UKTN from Daniel Van Binsbergen, CEO & co-founder at Lexoo

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Daniel Van Binsbergen is the CEO and co-founder at Lexoo, a curated legal marketplace, which helps businesses find fixed-fee quotes from independent lawyers. In this article, he explains what tech startup founders should look for in a lawyer.

As the CEO of Lexoo, and a City lawyer for more than five years, I was often struck by the lack of transparency for startups seeking legal work.

For large companies with in-house legal teams, it was fine – but startups would often have to navigate very different proposals from firms with little explanation as to why they were charging different fees or what results they could expect.

Since co-founding my company, I’ve seen a huge rise in the number of lawyers specialising in startups – but there are still plenty of pitfalls founders can find themselves in. Here is my advice on how to choose the best lawyer for your startup...

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