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(From left) Michael Tiu Lim, Vice President for Operations, Mega Global Corporation; Michelle Tiu Lim Chan, Vice President for Finance, Mega Global Corporation; Monica Hipolito-Aguilar, Co-Executive Producer, The Final Pitch John Aguilar, Executive Producer and Host, The Final Pitch William Tiu Lim, President & CEO, Mega Global Corporation Atty. Marlon Valderama, Founder and President, LexMeet, Inc. Rigie Fernandez, Vice President for Marketing and Design, LexMeet, Inc. Gino Carlo Cortez, Vice President for Technology, LexMeet, Inc.

Legal problems that are not readily resolved usually end up being bigger problems.  But many Filipinos who need legal help often feel helpless as getting a trustworthy lawyer is a luxury they cannot afford. Not to mention the proliferation of fake attorneys in social media that victimizes clients in dire need of legal service.

At present, approximately 80% of legal problems in the Philippines do not receive legal assistance based on the World Justice Project Report. Filipinos, specially OFWs and PWDs, find it extremely troublesome to deal with legal issues in the Philippines because they think it’s inconvenient, expensive, and intimidating to deal with legal issues at a lawyer’s office.  Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that are also in need of legal assistance also lack access to affordable legal help. 

This dilemma can now be solved in just a click with LexMeet- the first legal solutions mobile app in the Philippines that aims to bridge the gap between clients and lawyers.  With just a click of the LexMeet APP on a smartphone or a computer, LexMeet can give you quick access to legal services that are both competent and affordable.  

LexMeet gives Filipinos online legal service accessibility anytime, anywhere so clients can receive legal advice, legal documents and legal remedies online, at their own convenience.  LexMeet creates legal tech products that allow clients and lawyers the ability
to complete an entire legal case, from assessment to execution of judgment.

LexMeet’s new features
LexMeet’s three new products are grouped into Assist, Consult, and Everyday Law.

Assist – a free legal crowdsourcing platform for initial assessment of a client’s legal problem. This is where a client could determine if he/she really needs a lawyer or if he/she really has a case to file in court or not.

Consult – a prepaid online legal consultation platform using video conference with lawyer-client matching algorithm. Clients can comfortably request the date and time of the online legal consultation with the lawyer. They meet the selected lawyer face-to-face in LexMeet’s own video chat consultation platform where they could directly ask questions and make clarifications as well as upload additional documents for review. The lawyer chosen is
informed in advance of the client’s legal problem with the attached documents. Follow-up legal consultation can be conveniently made by the client and/or they can easily arrange for another lawyer’s second opinion or advice. 

Everyday Law – Free legal information and knowledge through blogs/vlogs.

Lawyers also benefit from LexMeet because it gives them a chance to reach a larger market and improve their individual standing.

LexMeet’s latest data as of February 13, 2020 shows a total number of 29,784 clients served by a pool of 452 lawyers solving a total number of 26,525 legal problems.

LexMeet Inc. was one of the big winners during the fourth season of “The Final Pitch” a business reality show.  Atty. Marlon Valderama, founder and President of LexMeet Inc. “pitched” his idea for a mobile legal app called LexMeet to an esteemed panel of investors who were hoping to own a piece of “the next big idea”.  Mega Global Corp’s CEO, Mr. William Tiu Lim who was a judge/investor for the show saw the potential of LexMeet and offered to invest in LexMeet Inc. He said: “Lexmeet’s goal to help Filipinos who do not have legal access appealed to us. Mega Global Corporation has always been about nation building and enriching the lives of every Filipino”.

With Mega Global Corp’s investment, Atty. Valderama says: “We will be able to make LexMeet known to more people. We will also add more features to our existing products based on the feedback and learnings from our users. Using the fund, we will also start to develop two of our other products, (Lex)Docs, a chatbot legal document assembly and (Lex)Notary, a prototype electronic notarial system with blockchain component. We’ve also decided to put up a Singaporean holdings company called Lex Prime Holdings Pte. Ltd. in preparation for our possible expansion in Southeast Asia in the near future”.

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