Seeking legal service gives everyone a chill, and going the conventional way is nothing less than a headache. In such a scenario there was a strong need of a venture which makes legal, tax, secretarial and compliance services affordable and readily available. Founded in 2015 by Nishant Bhaskar and Sanchit Malhotra, based out of New Delhi, PocketLawyer is exactly what we are talking about.
The venture help individuals to get the consultation from verified and qualified legal professionals for a wide range of services related to family, property, divorce, employment, etc. They work to simplify the cumbersome process of finding the right professional by bringing businesses and individuals to the table along with professionals like lawyers, chartered accountants, company secretaries and business consultants. Pocketlawyer contains 3 separate modules through which client can avail legal services:
- Get Quote
- Consult Expert
- Q & A
Nishant Bhaskar, is the co-founder of PocketLawyer has earned his B.A. LL.B (Hons.) from National Law University, Delhi. He has worked with CPA Global as a legal analyst and has more than 2 years of experience in the industry. He is the CEO of the company and specializes in conceiving new ideas and continuously looks out for innovative ways of deploying technology to solve problems. His roles entails being ultimately responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the company’s long and short term plans. He is also responsible for striking partnerships that fuel growth of the Company.
Sanchit Malhotra, a co-founder of PocketLawyer has earned his bachelor’s degree in law from Jindal Global Law School, O.P Jindal Global University, Sonipat. He has worked as a Junior at Senior Lawyers offices, Legal Analyst at CPA Global and Associate at UnitedLex and has more than 2 years of experience in the industry. As the COO of PocketLawyer, his responsibility is to plan and direct all aspects of an organization’s operational policies, objectives, initiatives. He is also responsible for the attainment of short and long-term financial and operational goals. He also directs the development of the organization to ensure future growth.
Abhinav Singh pursued bachelor’s Degree in Law from National Law Universirty Delhi. As CMO of PocketLawyer he works on the Go-To-Market strategy and executes the company’s Digital Marketing Strategy; Generating qualified leads and acquiring new customers profitably through SEO, Email Mktg. and Social Media Mktg; Improving customer engagement to maximize the customer life cycle and revenue and maximizing Return on Investment (ROI) by streamlining & optimizing business processes.
Nishant tells Knowstartup.com:
“Repeat business or behaviour can be bribed. Loyalty has to be earned.” For us, our customers are supreme. Some of our USP are our Pricing, the user experience we provide by going over and beyond to do more than just matching our clients expectations. More important than anything else we make sure that we have on board the best lawyers and the ease to reach out to them”
Historically, lawyers have been expensive because of the overhead that accompanies the law like a law office, a secretary, legal assistants, a ton of papers & pens, legal research platforms etc. PocketLawyer gets rid of those expenses and relies on technology to make things more affordable and efficient for companies. They offer a flat-fee pricing model so that you no longer have to fear bloated hourly billing.
End-to-end user experience:
They assign case managers to every project to manage your team, progress, deadlines, payments and more. They’re instantly available over web, SMS, chat, when you need them.
It’s important to be on the same page when you enter into a transaction. Legal services should be no different. That’s why the company won’t release your funds to your lawyers until you have the chance to review and approve the project.
Making things easier:
The site allows you to check the history of your past legal projects, securely send and receive confidential documents, add or modify a project, and effortlessly pay by credit or debit card. Making the process time-saving and convenient.
Quality of Lawyers:
The company claims that all of the lawyers on their site are pre-vetted. They let only the highest caliber lawyers jump on board at PocketLawyer so that you can hire one in confidence. This makes the entire legal experience easy for individuals and businesses because they have a one-stop source for great lawyer depending on the legal issue.
PocketLawyer wants to be a one stop shop, that takes care of you regardless of the legal issue, unlike a traditional lawyer which likely lacks expertise on all the areas of law. The venture believes that providing a superior experience to their customers will always be their first priority. Their aim is to make a difference by making the process of engaging with professionals as simple as it can get, thereby adding value to everyone connected to it.