60-second start-up: LawyerFair

0-5 seconds: Sum your business up in a sentence

We’re a free legal comparison service helping business owners find the best lawyers at the fairest price.

5-10 seconds: What's the business model?

Post your legal requirement with LawyerFair and within 24 hours we provide three quotations from different lawyers competing for the work.

10-15 seconds: Who are your competitors?

Google “find a lawyer” and you’ll not be short of options.

15-20 seconds: What's your USP?

But we’re the only legal comparison service dedicated to SMEs.  Our lawyers and support team are specialists in helping business owners.

20-25 seconds: How have you funded it so far?

Self-funded but aiming to expand rapidly through 2014 and that may change.

25-30 seconds: What were you doing before?

Corporate deals advisor and director of family SMEs in property and leisure sectors.

30-35 seconds: Where did the idea come from?

Mixed personal experiences with lawyers plus a belief that technology needs to improve choice, competition and transparency in legal services.

35-40 seconds: What's the smartest thing you've done so far?

In life?  Meeting my partner on a yacht in Barcelona harbour.

40-45 seconds: What's the stupidest?

Invest in a franchise without doing sufficient due diligence *Hangs head in shame*.

45-50 seconds: If your business was a biscuit, what would it be?

Chocolate Hob Nobs – the idea sounds great and the taste is even better.

50-55 seconds: Which idea are you a bit jealous of?

Oh, those boys from Innocent are just too damn good. Have loved the brand, the product, the attitude from day one.

55-60 seconds: Where are you going to be in 12 months' time?

Doing some really great and interesting things with LawyerFair 2.0 and thoroughly enjoying the journey.

To find out more about LawyerFair, click here and follow them on Twitter.

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