About Legalesign

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Legalesign processes around 1m contracts/year from customers across most sectors; public and private, from finance to recruitment, small businesses and large. These businesses choose Legalesign because of our customer-oriented approach, we treat our customers as partners and use an agile approach to evolve with technical, regulatory and market change, our extensive feature-set, high reliability, responsive support, and strong compliance and security.


Legalesign Board of Directors:

Ben Eliott. CEO. Ben has 20 years experience in software development, and holds an MBA from the University of Edinburgh where he wrote his dissertation on electronic signature, its legal basis in the UK and how it can deliver value for enterprise.

Andrew Shaw. Chairman. Andrew is MD of a successful developer in the energy sector. He has previously been Group Finance Director at Arjo Wiggins Appleton (a FTSE 100 company), a Director in investment banking at Schroders and a Chartered Accountant at KPMG.

Read Gomm. Read was a Senior Advisor at Evercore Partners, an international corporate advisory firm based in London. He was previously a Senior Managing Director at Lexicon Partners and formerly at Citigroup and Schroders.

Christopher Wilkins. Christopher has wide UK industry experience, is a successful career entreprener and was a member of the Scottish Economic Council for ten years. He is currently on the advisory board of the Global Strategy Forum (GSF).

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More about Legalesign:

Legalesign has one of the most highly developed feature-sets for business agreement situations; from simple rapid document signing such as terms and conditions, up to complex approvals workflows across multiple signers and documents, and from sending one document up to thousands within a few clicks. Almost everything is customisable in Legalesign, and granular right down to the level of individual signatories.

Legalesign offers the strongest form of document authenticity with Certified PDF, and one of the only ones to include LTV - so you are not forced to return and get your PDFs re-certified at a later date.

Legalesign has strong security and compliance, it is externally audited for ISO27001, the ISO for data protection, and Cyber Essentials Certified for cyber security, and provides an extensive feature set for our customer's GDPR obligations.

Legalesign is used cross-sector and cross-department. Companies use Legalesign to:

• Gain significant productivity and financial benefits from time-savings, direct cost savings on paper ink and postage, improved contract conversion times, easier and more effective management and oversight;

• Set up stronger compliance and security processes over their documents, with tracking and full audit logs;

• Get documents signed rapidly, at last check (October 2018), 61% of all signed documents were completed within the hour, 81.2% within 24 hours.

• Increase customers' satisfaction by removing the need for a printer and ink, enabling them to sign from anywhere and reducing the risk of human error in form filling

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Legalesign is built from the ground up to deliver maximum value for our customers. The tariff price of business software is often far exceeded by its costs of use – the cost of adoption, of training, the time in day-to-day usage, the cost of change. Legalesign is designed throughout to minimise these costs so our customers see most value through to the bottom line: from eliminating un-needed clicks in day-to-day actions so you don’t waste time getting contracts sent out, up to the entire architecture of the system that allows you to scale horizontally and vertically seamlessly and easily. We invest heavily in behind the scenes systems to ensure uptime and reliability, providing service where it matters.

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Legalesign is not a product but a constantly evolving service. We update daily or weekly and work with our customers as partners to deliver value to them where and when we can find it. If you use Legalesign we’ll be pleased to hear from you – the whole development schedule is based on customer queries that begins with an email to us.

Founded in mid 2012, Legalesign started trading in early 2013 after a research and development phase at the University of Edinburgh informatics incubator. The company incorporated in Scotland but is now based in Cambridge at the Science Park.

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