Professional services are relentlessly moving online because businesses are increasingly being done online. A reliable platform is indispensable and Lexdot is second to none. There are no fees for lawyers and other legal talents to join the platform or to respond to requests for proposals from clients. Our providers are independent contractors. As a provider on Lexdot, you can post your services, send proposals for any posted projects or be invited by a client to submit a quote on projects posted on Lexdot. Learn more here.
Hiring A ProviderAlternative legal services experts
Lexdot connects businesses and individuals directly with the flexible law experts of their choice on a fixed or affordable price basis. Find and hire the right expert for you by just posting your project or circumstance. You will get proposals from matched providers. You may also browse the different skill categories, or use our search engine to find a specific provider.
→ Posting Your Project
Get Proposals For Your Project
It is free to sign up and get started by telling us about your business or personal legal needs. Describe your project briefly and upload documents. You may also give an estimated completion time and budget. This will make is easier to receive tailored quotes from providers who would like to work on the project. You also have the option to browse through the Providers’ profiles and invite quotes from your favourite expert.
→ Posting Your Project
Get Proposals For Your Project
It is free to sign up and get started by telling us about your business or personal legal needs. Describe your project briefly and upload documents. You may also give an estimated completion time and budget. This will make is easier to receive tailored quotes from providers who would like to work on the project. Our system will match and contact the best expert for your project. You also have the option to browse through the Providers’ profiles and invite quotes from your favourite practitioner
→ Working With A Provider
Collaborating With Your Provider of Choice
The hiring process is very personalized and is completely based on your judgement and discretion. Work together with your Provider to create an Agreement and possible milestones. Describe the job as much as possible to the practitioner, providing the necessary information and tools as agreed to enable ultimate performance. As soon as your project is completed to your satisfaction, approve the job and let us know.
→ Payment And Review
We make payment simple and secure.
Once a proposal is accepted, the client would be required to make the payment which is held in escrow. We want to make sure that you get the high-quality final work product you paid for.
Lexdot has an optional free tool to manage on-going projects, but performance and delivery are exclusively between you and your Provider. When your task has been completed to your satisfaction, we would like you to provide feedback to the Provider for the services received. Client review is an integral part of Lexdot. We have a built in review system that will allow clients to give feedback or rate the work carried out by providers. You can always return to your favourite provider anytime.
Providing ServicesLegal services delivered outside law firms
In an increasingly globalized world, Lexdot is a level playing field for flexible professionals equipped to do their job. Our legal talents are verifiable self-employed professionals who usually work for a number of diverse clients on different projects. The platform facilitates access to experts across the globe, but we select high-quality professionals. Here, providers run their business.
→ Joining Lexdot
It's Free and Simple
→ Managing Your Business
Create a Professional Profile
Build your brand by getting in front of clients searching for Legal Services talents that match your expertise. Your success as an on-demand freelancer relies on your ability to market yourself. Your whole profile content needs to do a good job of selling your services and winning new clients. Lexdot gives you the freedom to manage and grow your business here. In fact, we want to grow with you. However, you are 100% in control of your client’s day-to-day needs and quality check of the delivery. The greater the success you have on projects, the more likely you are to establish repeat relationships with clients. Lexdot provides free access to our optional document collaboration software, but we expect the providers to have their own liability insurance.
→ Performance & Delivery
Get Responsive and Get Paid
At Lexdot, we know that performance is not affected by the lack of experienced talents, but other factors such as clarity and lack of trust. We ensure that the client deposits money or credit to his account to fund the project implementation. This guarantees that the provider is focused on her services knowing that she will get paid for any work completed and delivered. In the same manner, we want providers to meet their obligations before getting paid. Using Lexdot is free, but we charge a marketing commission on some of the fees originating from the platform.
→ Court Hearing Appearances
Lawyers, Paraprofessionals and Witnesses
Flexible legal service experts provide hearing coverage anywhere in the country. Lexdot makes it easy to get in touch with qualified coverage lawyers to represent you at your hearing when time is of the essence, and get a timely report on the result. It has never been easier to find an expert witness, court interpreters, transcriber or court reporters and other law industry talents.
Fixed-Price OffersFind affordable service offers
lexdot providers offer various fixed fee payment option instead of fees being based on a providers's hourly rate. These services are marked as offers to lexdot users on a fixed-price contract basis rather than on a project basis, and are purchased strictly on those terms described in the listing. Purchasing these cost-effective fixed price legal services does not preclude users from working out other service arrangements with the provider.
→ Purchasing A Fixed-Price Service
Receive the service as listed
Various services or service bundles are offered by providers and listed on Fixed Price service Section. The buyers are required to make the payment in advance. The payment is then held in escrow and will also be shown in provider's wallet as a pending payment. Once the project is successfully completed, delivered and approved by the buyer, the money-less our commission, will move from pending balance section to available balance in provider’s wallet.
These fixed cost quotes also enable you to compare legal costs from other trusted legal services providers, and may be the beginning of a long lasting relationship between the parties.
→ Payment and Acceptance
Peace of mind for both parties
We accept all major online and offline payments through Paystack. Once the service is purchased, the client would make the payment immediately and it's received in escrow. The money is then transferred to the provider's wallet when the project is confirmed to have been completed and accepted by the client.
Matching Talents With Projects
All the Help You Need
A Individuals & SMEs
Lexdot is for the new start-ups and everyone with legal needs, Lexdot provides an open access to affordable legal services with no hidden fees. It’s the easiest tool for anyone to hire legal talents.
B Legal Talents
If you are a lawyer or a legal services provider who wants to work independently, Lexdot provides the opportunity for growth, global reach and the freedom to work how you want.
C Firms & Corporations
For the law firm that utilizes legal process outsourcing or secondments, Lexdot is the go-to platform for hiring legal talents to work on assignments or supplement an in-house team.