You can be reviewed by any user on Legaaly, using the Review section on your profile. Here, the reviewer can fill how you have performed on different criteria, write a description about this review and give a score from 1 to 5.
Can I invite someone to review me ?
You can send an invitation to someone to let him/her review you. The invitation is sent by email to this person and link directly to your profile, starting the review process.
What happened after someone reviewed me ?
After a review has been submitted, you will receive a notification by email and we will display on your dashboard that a review is pending, waiting approval. You can then either accept or reject the client's relationship. The name of the person who reviewed you won't be displayed after you have accepted his review.
Can I delete a review ?
You can't delete a review on Legaaly, however if you believe it's a bug or a mistake, you can contact our support and we will check your review.
Are reviews verified by Legaaly?
We try to keep as much control as possible on reviews possible, and we go through it daily to see if there is no wrong reviews posted on Legaaly.
Claim a profile
How do I claim my profile ?
You can claim your profile by looking for it on Legaaly. When you found it, you can click on the button "Claim my profile" under your profile picture, fill your professional email address and we will send you a link to set up your profile. If the email address isn't matching the one we have saved on our side, we will manually review your claiming request.
Is it free to claim a profile ?
Claiming a profile is free and doesn't require to give any billing information. You can claim and use your profile for Free, as long as you want.
Why should I claim my profile ?
Claiming your profile gives you more control about it and let you enjoy the basic features of Legaaly. Also, claimed profile have better ranking on search results than non claimed profiles. Claiming your profile doesn't bide you to upgrade to Premium later.
Do I have to be Premium to claim my profile ?
No, claiming your account is free and doesn't require to upgrade to Premium to be made.
How will I have access to my profile ?
After you have requested to claim your profile, we will send a link to your email to finish the claim. You will be able to choose a password and update basic information about your profile. Then, you can log in through the platform normally, using the password you have defined.
What is Legaaly Premium?
Legaaly Premium is a service we offer to lawyers who have claimed their profile and want to benefits of more features. It includes more profile customisations, a better position on search results, and the possibility to be featured on the homepage of the website, alongside other features. See all included features here
Do I have to be Premium to use Legaaly?
Legaaly can be used for Free by any lawyer. Features like getting reviewed, basic customisation of the profile after claiming are included in the Free plan.
How much does Legaaly Premium cost ?
Legaaly Premium cost 720€ per year. VAT not included.
How can I upgrade to Legaaly?
Once you have claimed your profile, you can upgrade yourself to Premium through your dashboard, on the section "Upgrade to Premium".
Do I have to pay for a whole year at a time?
Yes, you pay for 12 months at a time
How can I cancel my subscription ?
After 1 year, you can cancel your subscription at any time with a 3-month notice period. You do this easily on the dashboard, under "Subscription".You will receive a confirmation email immediately after cancelling your renewal
Can I still use Legaaly if I have cancelled my subscription ?
Legaaly Premium is valid for one year. If you have cancelled your renewal before the end of your period, you'll still benefit of your advantages, until the end.
Leads on Legaaly
What is a lead ?
Leads are direct demands submitted by users on Legaaly, after filling the following form. Leads are manually checked by our team before being forwarded to you. These leads includes client's name, contact informations, location, legal expertise required and a message to describe the need.
How can I receive leads ?
On your dashboard, under Lead section, you can activate the feature and choose what expertise you would like to receive leads on. Then, leads are sent to your email, and also displayed on your Lead section on your dashboard. You can have a complete follow up on them and sort your demands.
Do I have to be Premium to receive leads ?
Yes, leads are a Premium feature and require to have a Premium subscription to be activated. Special deals can be done with law firms and lawyers, you can contact sales to get more information.
Can I choose what kind of lead I want to receive ?
Yes, you can choose what legal category you want to receive leads on, alongside the desired location, either city or counties.
Do I have to pay any extra to receive leads ?
Yes, leads are an extra to the Premium subscription and are billed 30€ per lead received.
How do I see the leads I received ?
We send the lead to your email and also display them under the "Lead" section on your dashboard. You have a complete historical of your leads here.
Can I choose how much leads I want to receive ?
Yes, you can set a limit on how many leads you want to receive per month.
Can I stop receiving leads ?
You can turn on turn off leads anytime on your settings. However you'll still have to pay for the lead you have received before your turned it off.
How do I pay on Legaaly?
Payments on Legaaly are made with invoicing. If you have subscribed to leads or bought a Premium profiles, you'll receive invoices on the email you have provided to us.
Can I contest an invoice ?
If you believe that there is a mistake in the invoicing, you can contest your invoice by contacting our support and the contact email in the invoice.
How can I access my invoices ?
Invoices aren't stored on Legaaly but we can provide an historical of all your invoices if you need.
What is the delay to pay my invoices ?
Invoices have to be paid within the month you have received it, to ensure the maintaining of your Premium account.
How does Legaaly send its invoices ?
We send our invoices by email, to the address you have provided us in your billing information.
Who started Legaaly?
Legaaly is owned and operated by Advokatguiden AS. Advokatguiden was created by IT founder and lawyer Erling Løken Andersen. The company is based in Oslo, Norway, and operates in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland.
What are Legaaly's values?
Transparency Legaaly aims to contribute to an increase transparency in the law industry while maintaining the highest degree of transparency in this social mission. Accountability Legaaly will act with objectivity and accountability towards both visitors and lawyers. Democracy Legaaly will promote skilled lawyers and function as a unifying national legal arena. Legaaly will be responsive to the legal professional community and invite it to contribute to the development of the platform.
Is every Dutch lawyer on Legaaly?
All basic information in Legaaly is collected through open sources. We regularly make updates to include new lawyers and law firms. The goal is for Legally to always be up to date with Dutch lawyers.
Who is the target audience of Legaaly?
The target audience for Legaaly is threefold: First, we address former legal clients. We offer former clients a platform to express serious feedback, so that they may give an honest assessment of the work their lawyer has done. Secondly, we cater to future clients, whether they are individuals or companies. We offer free and reliable information about potential lawyers for their next assignment. Thirdly, we turn to the legal profession itself. We want to be an accountable partner to the industry, which helps to promote the most skilled lawyers.
Why is my review not yet published on Legaaly?
Legaaly sets strict requirements for all reviews. In cases where we suspect that a review is incorrect, false, or otherwise does not comply to our standards of quality, we reserve the right not to publish the review. If you have submitted a review that you believe is in line with our guidelines, and it is not published within 2-3 weeks, please contact us at support@Legaaly.nl
Can lawyers reserve themselves from appearing on Legaaly?
Legaaly aims to increase the degree of transparency in the legal profession. Lawyers serve an important social responsibility and it is in the interest of the community that there is good, up-to-date and neutral information about the work of the various lawyers currently practicing. All basic information on Legaaly is collected through open sources. Normally, Legaaly does not unpublish any information, including, but not limited to, individual lawyer profiles and reviews, unless there are compelling reasons for us to do so. If you believe that you can prove compelling reasons, we ask that you send us an e-mail to support@Legaaly.nl. In the letter, you must explain why you believe there are compelling reasons for unpublication. Feel free to add any attachments in support of your claim. The secretariat of Legaaly will assess your inquiry within 10 working days. The secretariat's decisions are public and will be published on Legaaly in line with the platform's transparency principle. Refusals can not appealed, but can potentially be brought before Norwegian courts. The first venue for this is Oslo District Court.
How can I make my profile more visible on Legaaly?
There are many ways for you to achieve greater visibility on Legaaly. Our algorithm automatically highlights lawyers who have claimed their profile, updated it with additional information, uploaded a photo of themselves and collected their first reviews. We recommend all lawyers to invite previous clients to leave a review on Legaaly of the work done by the lawyer. The more reviews, the more confidence potential new clients will have in you and your profile,and the higher up in the search results your profile will appear. You can also link to your profile on Legaaly from your regular website - or from your company's Facebook Pages.