About Us

Mission

We're here to make a difference, an impact, by making law affordable and accessible to everyone.

Team

An experienced and committed team making law evolve for everyone.

Fraser Matcham

Chief Executive Officer

Robert Marcus

Chief Legal Officer

Charles Sterling

Investor Director

Paul Harper

Investor Director

Research

We've been busy over the last 15-months exploring the issues and disputes consumers find themselves in up and down the country, in fact, so busy our research incorporates an analysis of 146,536 unique consumers and the legal issues and disputes they have expressed to our research team.  Meanwhile, our legal research built and developed our understanding of consumer's needs and demands, our development team have been working excessively to understand the capabilities and limitations of machine-learning natural language processing technologies to deliver something new in the state-of-the-art.

Available Now, For Free

This legal research study covers the insights into the collaborative research and development work undertaken by Legal Utopia and the University of Westminster over the course of 2018 and 2019 funded by EURDF and Legal Utopia. ​

The research is one of the first and largest data reviews of legal consumers in the UK and how they express their legal problems. The research engaged with 142 stakeholders and worked with 5 international law firms, 1 banking institution, 1 technology firm, 2 UK universities, and 2 UK regulators

You will find chapters on different aspects of the research and development project, including:

  • Market Research
  • Natural Language Data
  • Data Processing
  • Content & Design
  • Machine Learning
  • Research Data & Ethics
  • Trustworthy A.I.
  • Prototype User Cases

Research Partners

Legal Utopia has completed one of the largest collaborative research projects into client interpretation and expression of legal problem identification in the UK. The project, funded jointly by Legal Utopia and the European Regional Development Fund is being undertaken in collaboration with the University of Westminster using academic and industry expertise in AI and Law.

The collaborative research project, which has been approved by the University of Westminster's Ethics Committee, operates under a strict Data and Ethics Framework Protocol ensuring research practices, data compliance and security are adhered to and maintained at the highest standard. We only use authoritative and anonymised data from non-profit and for-profit data partners from across the UK to contribute to our data repository.

Legal Utopia successfully applied for funding via the KEEP+ Scheme delivered by Anglia Ruskin University from the European Regional Development Fund providing additional capital to finance our collaborative research and development project between the University of Westminster and Legal Utopia Limited.

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Careers

We're an inclusive social LawTech start-up on a mission to deliver access to law to everyone. We are not another platform copycat, we're not here to deliver more of the same. We want to deliver something new, something disruptive, something with real impact on people.

If you're looking to be part of a fast-paced and growing tech start-up in consumer legal services, fed-up with hearing more of the same, then maybe we're a match!  We're still forming our environment and culture and we want our new team to create this together, but we've got our focus, goals and our mission, which we want your help to deliver.

We operate an Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy and welcome applications from absolutely anyone and everyone.   ​

Job Interviews: We want to understand who you are, so we're inviting everyone coming to a job interview to wear what you're comfortable in, what expresses who you are and what you enjoy!