LONDON, 1st July, 2021
Legatics, a transaction management platform used by law firms that include Allen & Overy, Hogan Lovells and King and Wood Mallesons today announced the appointment of former Chief Product and Strategy Officer for HighQ, Stuart Barr, as non-executive director. He joins company CEO Anthony Seale, CCO Daniel Porus and recently appointed non-executive director Joe Krancki on the Board of Directors.
Barr has 12 years of experience building innovative legal technology solutions having led on product strategy at HighQ, the law firm collaboration platform, that was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2019. Barr also has significant industry experience, bringing with him a programming background and time working for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
“Stuart is a very welcome addition to the Legatics Board” said CEO Anthony Seale. “He has both extensive industry knowledge of what works (and what doesn’t) and experience of rapidly scaling a legal technology business. He really understands the journey that Legatics is on and is approaching the role with tremendous passion.” Daniel Porus, CCO, added “Stuart has relevant expertise at the intersection of business and technology and we are excited by the impact that he will have on Legatics during this period of rapid growth.”
This announcement follows the news that Legatics has completed a £3M Series A funding round to develop its platform and build further upon its strong customer acquisition.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Legatics Board at this exciting time,” said Barr. “With the trajectory the company is currently on, I see many parallels with the journey I have been on over the last 12 years and very much look forward to working with my fellow Directors and the wider Management Team to drive the next stage of growth and innovation at Legatics.”
Legatics is an intuitive, intelligent deal platform that simplifies and automates traditional legal processes. Designed by lawyers to improve legacy working methods and solve practical transactional issues, it increases collaboration, efficiency and transparency. Legatics transforms legal transactions, providing a better deal experience for all parties, and freeing lawyers from unnecessary administrative tasks.