PocketLawyers is a technology platform for businesses to access legal services and solutions. We offer Business Formation Services, Post Formation Services, Intellectual Property (Trademark, Patent and Copyright) Registration, Legal Business Structure Advisory, Funding/Fundraising Advisory, Contract and Correspondence Matters, Business Policy Formulation, Statutory/Regulatory Compliance, Staff Onboarding and Out-boarding, Growth Advisory, Taxation, Contract Drafting and Review as well as bespoke startup advisory services. Choosing a law firm to represent you and your case is important and we are able to dedicate the appropriate resources and time to manage your case.
We understand that many Startups and SMEs are in need of fast, affordable and premium legal services and solutions, however, the challenge of getting one is an herculean task. PocketLawyers is here to provide fast, easy, access to premium legal services and solutions at an affordable rate. Our goal is to help businesses create structure, scale and thrive.
Our services can be accessed via our Website, www.pocketlawyers.io. We facilitate business electronically to save you time and money. If you have a question for us you can call our office or email us @email@example.com with any questions in regards to your case or on any other matt.
We are located at 319, Borno way, off Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria. Our platform also enables our team members work remotely from anywhere in the world.
We are open to serve you from 24/7 via our website, www.pocketlawyers.io. Our office hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday WAT. However,feel free to call or email us after hours. We are committed to returning our client’s and potential client’s calls and e-mails within 24 hours or less. We can also be reached via email as well on firstname.lastname@example.org.
PocketLawyers will never share your data. In a situation where it is required by a Court of Law to share with any third party, you will be issued a prior notice.
We work with innovative companies from ideation to when they are fully up and running. Our pricing packages are also flexible enough to accommodate the startup process. We understand it because we have been there ourselves. We do not see our companies just as clients but also as partners because we are invested in their successes as well. We also ensure that your company is compliant with all the necessary regulations within your sector and also help you get investment ready. We have worked with clients in a variety of industries from Healthcare, Security, Supply Chain, Data, Education, Finance, Logistics, Transportation and much more.
You have to sign up on our website, www.pocketlawyers.io. and fill in all details to create your dashboard. If you know exactly the services you need, please go right ahead and make payment, if not, we have a Lawyer whom you can reach to help you clarify your issues and advise you on the best solution, then you go ahead and pay. Once you pay, the system routes you to available Lawyers to provide you with a solution/service. Once you chose one and are connected, go ahead and chat them up. Please ensure that all transactions are done on the platform, as PocketLawyers will not be liable for any services/solutions offered outside the platform.
At PocketLawyers, we operate a transparent system. This means you will always know the total cost of your legal bill from the start. Please note that we take full payment upfront into our trust/escrow account.
Business name/Company registration from the date payment is received and confirmed will take up to 14 working days. The timing is also affected by how quickly clients can give us all the details we request for. For NGOs/Associations, it takes a lot longer, at least 6 weeks. This may take longer as CAC is currently experiencing a system upgrade. However, where there is a delay, the client will be informed.
Typically takes 5-10 working days from when we receive all the information we need.
By 3rd party services, we mean services that we offer that involves other institutions like CAC, the various Tax institutions and so on. The timing varies and is mostly outside our control. We advise clients to ensure that they provide us with all the necessary information we need so as to save time and shorten the turnaround time. It takes 1-4 working for us to complete non-third party services, like contract/letter drafting and review, employee onboarding and so on.
It takes working 1-4 working for us to complete non-third party services, like contract/letter drafting and review, employee onboarding and so on. The timing is also affected by how quickly clients can give us all the details we request for.
However, if the task is a large or more complex one and will require more time the Client will be pre-informed. We will provide you with an estimated delivery time for your project once we get started, and we’ll keep you updated during your project if there is likely to be any change to this delivery time.
You can chat with a Legal Advisor on the platform or you can shoot us an email via email@example.com and a Legal advisor will be in touch in no time.
Yes you can. Our website is available to you from anywhere in the world, as far as the legal issue you need solved is within the Nigerian Legal System.
PocketLawyers is your Lawyer if you are subscribed to our Retainer/Subscription Package. Our legal team is made up of experienced lawyers, who are specialists in various areas of law and hold a legal practicing certificate. They have all trained at leading firms in Nigeria, some outside the country and have joined us on our mission to create a new and better way of delivering legal services.
As much as possible we like to run a paperless system. However, in the case where we need to pick up and/or deliver documents, the Client will provide the address and cover the cost of the delivery.
We partner with startups to help them get ready for investment and we ensure that the due diligence process is as painless as possible. We take all that stress off our clients.
As part of your consultations, we can provide you with general advice on any of the areas of law that we service. This includes Administrative law, Admiralty/Maritime Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance law, Bankruptcy/Insolvency Law, Blockchain law, Business Law, Civil/Human Rights Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Construction Law, Contract Drafting, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Education Law, Employment/Labour LW, Entertainment law, Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Family Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, Media Law, Health law, Petroleum Law, Property/Real Estate Law, Startup Law, Sports Law and Succession Law.
We do not directly offer litigation services but we do have Lawyers who are vast with different areas of the Law and we can connect you with one suitable for your case.
At PocketLawyers, we always keep our fees transparent so you know the total cost of your legal bill. Our Retainers subscription is considered a general retainer and is not refundable.
For our fixed fee services, go ahead and make payment. Please note that we take full pay upfront into our account where we hold the money in escrow until the services has been fully and satisfactorily delivered to the Client.
Once you have accepted our engagement and paid the fees into our trust account, we will allocate 3 Lawyers who are available to offer you service for you to choose from. Immediately, you choose one, you will contact the Lawyer on the platform and you can continue the interaction on the platform. Once a lawyer gets started on your project, they will keep you updated as to the estimated delivery time.
You can expect to have experienced Lawyers at your disposal, their knowledge, unique legal strengths and the ability to effectively advocate difficult and complex cases mixed with our desire to work cooperatively, timeously and ethically always helps us attain favorable results for our clients.
No, we also have retainer/subscription packages to suit your business needs which you can subscribe to monthly, quarterly, bi-annually and annually.
No, our retainer does not cover all service. The following services are excluded:
i. Legal representation in Court, including but not limited to the National Industrial Court and Industrial Arbitration Panel, the Federal Ministry of Labour, Citizen Mediation Centre, Public Complaints Commission and such other judicial or quasi-judicial forums.
ii. Immigration Compliance and Approvals for expatriates including Expatriate Quotas, Work Permits, Residence Permit e.t.c.
iii. Government fees, charges, taxes and levies.
iv. Cost of travels, hotels accommodation and other operational costs in respect of matters referred to the solicitors.
v. Regulatory costs, approvals and Permits.