Frequently Asked Questions

Lexdot is not a law firm and does not provide  legal services. Lexdot is an online marketplace that makes it easier, cheaper and faster for individuals and businesses to find and hire legal help solely based on their preferences. Lexdot puts law services and legal professionals at the same level of access. We are focused only on access to legal solutions and direct access to the industry professionals. Learn more about Lexdot here . We also do not provide or participate in any legal representation. 

Yes, Lexdot is free for all lawyers and legal service providers, and we do not have any limits on service listing. As an online marketplace created primarily to enable users to find, hire and collaborate with legal services providers, we reserve the right to delete any listing that is not in compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Our earning is the Service Fee of 9.9% for services provided and billed on Lexdot.

Lexdot is an interactive platform open to all users from anywhere in the world. Everyone is welcome to join Lexdot.

Every qualified legal talent is welcome to apply. Lawyers and consultants must be qualified and admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction or country. Paraprofessionals cannot give legal advice, but they do jobs ranging from writing to translation services. We verify that they are trained and in good standing. 

Yes, you’ll need to either sign in to your account or create an account if you don’t have one, to post your project or communicate with a legal service provider on Lexdot. You’ll then be able to track and manage all your project delivery and confirm the receipt and satisfaction.

No. However, you are required to be qualified for the services you offer here. Lexdot does not investigate the background of consultants, but you must be qualified and regulated, comply with our Terms and Conditions and all relevant laws. Your central or local government may also require that you obtain a business license or VAT to provide your service to the general public. Please be aware of any requirements or restrictions your government imposes on private practice.

Some jurisdictions require professionals to have indemnity insurance. The legal service providers and lawyers on Lexdot are independent contractors from diverse jurisdictions. We encourage all legal service providers to have liability insurance coverage that will protect them from bearing the financial burden of a lawsuit or other claims. A client also has the choice to make this a requirement. However, Lexdot doe not provide liability coverage for legal service providers.

Our goal is to provide a safe environment for both talent and clients. We want to ensure that Lexdot remains a professional, secure marketplace that clients and providers can trust. Most importantly, we want to make sure that only qualified professionals are listed on the platform.

Your tagline and profile are very important. The stronger your profile, the better your chance of getting hired. Provide relevant work and educational information as well as notable accomplishments. You may want to state that you carry malpractice insurance coverage on your profile if you do.

It’s free to add your fixed-fee services. You can post multiple services as soon as your status is verified.

While conventional legal marketplaces may offer access to unvalidated applications, our curated marketplace goes further, with applications being vetted by our admin team. On application, we rquire that lawyers and legal service providers provide verification information. We carefully verify the accuracy of the data found on the regulatory body with what appears on their Lexdot profile. We continue to monitor this information. This process ensures that clients would work with a professional in good standing in their area of focus.

We do not split fees with service providers. Our Service Fee is just for the use of our platform. However, we recognise that some jurisdictions do not permit “Fee Splitting” between lawyers and non-lawyers, we require you to provide an exclusive discount on your Service Fees, and the client will be billed directly for the fees.

It is likely because your profile has not been approved. It doe not necessarily mean that your profile was rejected, but it’s most likely that you have not completed all the required profile fields. However, we delete incomplete and abandoned profiles after a while.

You can send a direct message the client with any questions or comments about the job.  However, our terms of use prohibit communication off of the system until an attorney-client relationship has been formed. 

Credit is a summation of the number of points required to send proposals on projects. The number of credits per proposal is usually 5.

You’ll receive an email notification whenever a client posts a job request that falls within your legal practice. You are also welcome to browse  all open projects on the site. You can bid on a job even if you weren’t emailed about it. 

You will receive an email notification when your bid is accepted by the client.  You will receive full access to the client’s contact info and the client will receive your info as well. 

In a nutshell, a client makes the payment into our wallet system when he accepts a proposal. The money will be shown in the Pending Balance section of the service provider’s account, less our service fee. When the project is completed and approved by the client, the payment becomes available to the service provider through his preferred means.

As soon as a project is completed. The client can “complete” a project by going to their Ongoing Jobs section of the Dashboard and clicking the View Details button to go to the job history page. Then click View History, and ythey will see the history page where they can select Completed.

Go to your Payout Setting and select your payment withdrawal method.

We currently use Woocommerce as our payment gateway. It supports most payment methods, including Paystack. We are working to include other payment gateways soon.

We take data security and confidentiality seriously. We follow the guiding principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Data on our website is secure and encrypted. Our access is limited to the information you provide during the registration process and your public profile. We do not disclose your information to any third party without your consent. We request that you not post private, personal or sensitive information while adding your request or service on the platform. To comply with Privacy Laws, we maintain a culture of continuous privacy compliance.