IAN backs LawRato.com

Delhi-based legal tech startup LawRato.com has raised a pre-series-A funding round of undisclosed amount from World’s largest angel investor network—Indian Angel Network. The round was led by IAN Co-Founder, Alok Mittal, with V.P. Rajesh and Srikant Sastri joining the company’s board to further build and democratize technology and strengthen the team. The fundings will be used to develop the platform and expand its operations in other geographies and broader audience base offering low-cost legal services required in everyday life (Will Drafting, Property Verification, Promissory Note, Gift Deeds, Power of Attorney) etc.

Founded in 2014 by Rohan Mahajan and Nikhil Sarup, LawRato aims to simplify access to legal services in the country and make it faster and easier to find and hire the best Lawyers in any city or court of India. LawRato currently lists over 2200 lawyer profiles across 200 cities in India. To serve a larger cross-section of society, LawRato has recently launched a Hindi version of the platform, an initiative taken to serve rural and urban India.

“While people know that they need help with an issue, they don’t know the right way to navigate our legal system, and who to consult and engage. That’s where LawRato is an ideal option to go for. We help law-seekers connect with the right lawyer, and get basic legal advice for free. Lawyers listed on Lawrato have practice across 200 cities, and 300 courts across India, to help provide the required advice & representation for all legal issues. We wish to make the legal advisory a hassle free affair for every individual in the country. We are extremely thankful to IAN for backing us up as it’s not only the monies that they have provided us with but also a great understanding and mentorship that we need at this stage of our entrepreneurial journey,” commented Rohan Mahajan, Co-Founder at LawRato.com.

With a B2C focus, LawRato helps individuals find solutions to their legal problems including property matters, family issues, criminal, civil, and consumer court matters. The platform has verified lawyer listings from across the country to help one get practical Legal Advice & help. They have some of the top-rated lawyers across criminal defense, property dispute, family issues, corporate law, IPR & 20 other areas of expertise.