Technology is driving rapid change throughout the legal profession and our award-winning LawTech Hub is at the forefront. This is a place where lawyers and entrepreneurs design and build transformative legal technology.
The LawTech Hub is a joint venture between Lander & Rogers and YBF Ventures – and it's the first of its kind in Australia. Its two campuses are centrally located in the Melbourne and Sydney CBDs.
Jump-start your innovation with the LawTech Hub by Lander & Rogers
The LawTech Hub provides an immersive experience where startups have ready access to legal expertise, business experience and client networks.
Work alongside other legal-tech entrepreneurs in Australia's leading innovation community.
Get access to Lander & Rogers legal and business experts.
Collaborate on real challenges with like-minded people.
Introduction to potential clients, partners, investors and the wider tech community.
More leverage to raise capital and attract talent.
Pilot your products and receive detailed feedback from practicing lawyers.
Areas of focus
- artificial intelligence (AI)
- smart contracts
- predictive analytics
- automation and robotics
- smart connectivity platforms
- a legal sector issue requiring an innovative tech solution
- data/ predictive analytics
Our mentor program at the LawTech Hub provides our startups with support, guidance and networking opportunities.
LawTech Hub mentors include thought leaders and founders of successful legal tech companies who play an active role in:
- supporting early stage startups by giving real and practical advice
- providing honest feedback, encouragement, and guidance
- imparting leading industry knowledge and expertise – they understand the legal market, customer base and problems that technologies are trying to solve
- helping startups to find solutions to problems, whether it be funding, technology, market access or organisation culture
- building networks and creating connections to support growth
Mentors will attend virtual meetups and in-person meetings at Melbourne and Sydney LawTech Hubs as required.
Meet our Mentors
Built by deal-makers for deal-makers, thedocyard’s virtual data room, project and task checklists and full audit trails help track and control every stage of the deal. Over 1800 organisations trust thedocyard to take their deal-making fully online and keep the deal moving across multiple time zones and stakeholders. Thedocyard's deal management platform is now trusted by the world’s leading corporate advisory and legal teams, to help make their deals flow. Since their inception in 2015, they have been on a mission to deliver the next generation of dealtech and board management solutions on a global scale.
Checkbox is a multi award-winning platform that enables users to build their own solutions using only drag and drop. Solutions built on Checkbox are used to streamline manual expert processes or create business-facing, self-service applications. These applications can be used to automate advice, digitise approval workflows, conduct weighted risk assessments, facilitate intake and triage, and generate documents and notifications.
Interactive Accounting are a modern, online accounting firm. They have no paper and no disconnected systems. As such, they advise their clients on how to do the same. When Interactive Accounting provide advice, they make sure that they are advising from experience and what they know works.
PERSUIT is a Software as a Service ("SaaS") company specializing in legal RFP technology. The PERSUIT platform is self-service enabled and an out-of-the-box, cloud-based software application, providing in-house teams the ability to launch matter-based RFPs, RFI's, AFAs, Hourly Rate reviews, and Panel Convergence Programs using industry best-practice templates. Request types can be used to drive price competition via real-time bidding to achieve true market pricing every time, delivering 35%+ savings on external legal spend. PERSUIT works with the world's leading organizations including Walmart, Shell, Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, Exelon, Target, Citi, Facebook, Twilio and Square.
YBF is the proud partner of Lander & Rogers in the LawTech Hub. YBF is Australia’s flagship tech and innovation hub with locations in both Melbourne and Sydney. YBF’s primary mission is to help startups to scale, scaleups to succeed and corporates to innovate.
The LawTech Hub welcomes applications from startups and scaleups that have:
- a compelling use case relating to the LawTech Hub’s areas of focus
- a working solution that has been launched to the market or has progressed through an accelerator or incubator program
- secured seed funding, or successfully raised a round of funding
- a diverse team with a strong skill balance and depth
Graduated LawTech Hub Residents
PayCheque applies technology to help workers and business owners interpret Modern Awards and calculate underpayments. Through automation and simplification, PayCheque seeks to improve access to the law and solve the problem of underpayments in Australia.
Family Property is the first platform specifically built for family law professionals that simplifies the manual, time consuming and repetitive aspects of managing family property matters. Family Property equips you with the tools you need to more efficiently run family property matters from start to finish.
An intuitive platform based on blockchain technology, beNext delivers smart, simple contracts. Dealing with contracts is time consuming, but beNext's easy-to-use smart legal contracting platform automates contract negotiation, authoring and execution processes, so legal experts can focus on providing the best advice.