This article showcases our top picks for the best Toronto based Legal Tech companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Legal Tech industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Toronto Legal Tech Companies
Blue J Legal
Blue J Legal is a machine learning and artificial intelligence that delivers absolute clarity to the law. The company’s original product, Tax Foresight, helps tax professionals make judgments for clients accurately and predictably the same as the decisions that tax enforcement agencies and courts would reach in the same situation.
The company’s second product, Employment Foresight, is an AI-based software that helps HR professionals, in-house counsel, and employment lawyers get fast clarity on how the courts would fix challenging employment law issues. Blue J Legal was founded on 2015 and is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario..
Willful is building a suite of estate planning products for Canadians, starting with online wills. Using Willful, Canadians can create a will online in less than 20 minutes, for a fraction of the price of a traditional estate lawyer.
Our goal is to make it easier to help people prepare for and deal with death, and to give Canadians and their families peace of mind that they have a plan in place.. .
Navigating the trademark search and registration process can be daunting and onerous for business owners and entrepreneurs. Heirlume is the first self-serve online trademark search and registration platform that integrates sophisticated legal thinking with technology.
We make the complex trademark search and registration process fast, accurate, trusted and affordable for entrepreneurs and enterprise/e-com partners. Our search tool instantly runs the country-specific legal tests (i.e., “likelihood of confusion”) and performs lawyer analysis.
Intelligent search algorithms provide an at-a-glance opinion of registerability (conflicts, descriptiveness, obscenity), displayed in simple visuals. Distilling the multiple data sets involved with drafting a trademark application requires time-consuming legal analysis.
Our machine learning auto-suggest trademark application builder performs the lawyer work and removes room for error. While our first go to market strategy will target SME individual users, we see huge potential in expanding our market reach through key B2B partnerships as an upsell/add-on to a domain purchase (GoDaddy), or store set-up (Shopify or Amazon).
Ultimately, we believe we can make trademark registration quick, easy and affordable, similar to the experience of registering a domain.. .
Trusted by the world’s leading law firms, growth organizations, and startups, DealMaker is a cloud-based platform designed to drastically eliminate friction in the capital-raising process. Designed by veteran securities lawyers, developed by a world-class software team, and supported by a client-first customer support team, DealMaker empowers issuers and their representatives to manage, circulate and track documents swiftly and securely.
DealMaker also provides an unparalleled, seamless investor experience that mitigates headaches and subscription deficiences. Learn more at https://dealmaker.tech..
Codify Legal Publishing
Codify Legal Publishing is transforming the way businesses, law firms, and regulators approach law. Codify Legal Publishing wants to make it better, by making information more accessible, legal services more affordable, and society more equitable for all.
Using automation, the company streamlines work that used to take months or weeks into hours or seconds.. .
Dye & Durham
Dye & Durham offers an easy suite of legal software and services to top law firms. Dye & Durham is a provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to boost efficiency and increase productivity for legal and business professionals.
The company offers e-market, an all-in-one bundled solution that automates the process of due diligence, document creation and electronic records filing. Today, customers that use Dye & Durham’s software solutions work faster, improve accuracy, simplify complex transactions, and access one of the most comprehensive source of public records data from one single gateway anywhere in the Canadian marketplace..
MBLOK is an end-to-end encryption that allows employees to keep all files on PCs or servers and share it directly. The company enables employers to control file permissions, track content shared within a company, and has a multitude of other functions to improve company management and workflow.
MBLOK is an ultimate business file sharing solution for helping professionals improve efficiency while keeping the data private. MBLOK was founded on 2014 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada..
LegalEdison is a research tool that helps professionals, students, and individuals automatically summarize case law and generate legal citations. LegalEdison uses artificial intelligence to make reading and citing case law faster than ever.
LegalEdison’s first product quickly summarizes case law to extract the most important paragraphs. Additionally, LegalEdison provides insights on the parties involved as well as legal concepts before you even need to read the case.
LegalEdision is used by law students all over Canada. LegalEdison operates out of Toronto, ON..
MapYourProperty is a big data visualization tool for urban planning and development. The online tool streamlines the due diligence process for any properties with development potential.
It is a mapping application that can recognize potential properties for development by analyzing multiple environmental and land use indicators. It can also identify key zoning restrictions, development permits, and regulatory and environmental restrictions for Toronto and York Region.
MapYourProperty was founded on 2015 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.. .
Paqt – the agreement setup, negotiation and execution platform. It’s a digital handshake tool that enables the full-cycle – from offer to negotiation to payment.
It adds the accountability layer, reduces legal risk, cuts costs and speeds up the agreement cycle. With our unique set of tools like micro-agreements and signatures it’s everything you need, but the lawyer.
All in a user-friendly chat environment, which is optimized for external communication. Digital ID, Blockchain, Extractable Chat: With our incredible technology, you know who are you dealing with, the communication is immutable and you are able to prove that the agreement with all of it’s details happened.
Paqt is uniquely configured to be as easy to use and as legally powerful for your deals as possible. No other solution has a product architecture offering a full-cycle experience, built around the agreement.
As per our estimations, Paqt delivers $30-50B of added value annually in US only. We’ve recently won Startup Blinks monthly pitch event and landed 3rd place at Entre’s Pitch Event (NY).
Join us on this adventure of disrupting digital agreements – strike deals with Paqt!. .
In some courts at least 40% of people are self-represented. Reports show that is not because they cannot afford a lawyer.
It’s because hiring a law firm and dealing with lawyers are too complicated. Before ClearWay Law, there were no online law firms.
Traditional law firms were outdated, expensive, and not customer friendly. ClearWay was created to solve this problem by offering a low-barrier, affordable solution that focuses on customer service and clarity.
ClearWay Law is the first 100% online law firm in Canada. If you are wondering where our office is, you won’t find it.
Being online allows us to act as a technology company, while still being allowed to practice law and manage trust accounts as a law firm. We save large amounts of money on rent and pass on these savings to clients.
We also invest in technology, making it easier for our lawyer to provide excellent service to our clients. Don’t take our word for it, view our online reviews! We have aligned our brand with companies like Clio which just raised $333M.
Legalboards offers an agile workflow management system for legal practice. Legalboards simplifies the way to get legal tasks done through a web-based platform with a minimalist user interface and boards to make workflow visual and efficient, where lawyers can rely on technology to organize what, when, and how things have to be done to moving forward each case.
With Legalboards, users can streamline workflow, decrease the learning curve, improve productivity, stay organized, collaborate with stakeholders, and access information about cases. Legalboards was founded on 2016 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada..
Legalswipe informs people of their rights during interactions with police. The company’s mobile application informs people of their legal rights through easily accessible and easily understandable information.
Legalswipe adds further information and develops into additional areas of the law.. .
Tracument is a suite of web-based products designed to help Canadian professionals significantly reduce the amount of time spent requesting and producing documents. The company was founded in Vancouver, BC in 2013 and has recently opened an office in Toronto, ON.
A six lawyer firm using Tracument’s products can save 1,600 person-hours per year without increasing its overhead. Healthcare professionals use the Tracument platform to automate the process of securely delivering documents to lawyers, insurance companies, and third parties (including chart transfers).
Our services automate these tasks, helping firms reduce human error and save time and money.. .
SEC Intelligence is making products that derive meaning from the unstructured content of the SEC filings. We assist Law firms, Financial Institutions and other businesses in quickly finding the documents they need from SEC filings and getting the relevant information for their business.
At SEC Intelligence we provide the tools that will empower you for making the right investment decisions and being up to date with compliance and regulatory requirements. SecIQ is the product featuring all types of agreements and Comment Letters extracted from SEC Filings.
Sec IQ can help you find quickly the relevant documents you need from public SEC filings.. .
Teen Legal Helpline
Teen Legal Helpline is a free and confidential service for teens with legal questions. It’s powered by lawyers who care.
We are driven by the belief that teens with legal questions should be able to find answers and we know that many lawyers are eager to help. Teen Legal Helpline bridges that gap by making it easy for lawyers to volunteer their expertise and for teens to find them..
CourtSide EDX is a web-based platform that facilitates the exchange, verification, and management of court documents. It is dedicated to developing innovative solutions to modernize the practice of law and improve access to justice.
Through the CourtSide EDX Record of Service, members can confirm the date and time of delivery and prove the content of their served documents. Best of all, sent and received documents are automatically organized in the CourtSide EDX Dashboard.
The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.. .
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