Indonesian legaltech startup Justika raises pre-Series A funding by top law firm
Indonesian legaltech startup Justika announced an undisclosed pre-Series A funding round on Tuesday, January 22.
According to a report by KataData Indonesia, the funding round included the participation of leading Indonesian law firm Assegaf Hamzah & Partners.
The law firm aimed to contribute in providing greater access to legal services by investing in the startup.
Led by CEO Melvin Sumapung, Justika provides a marketplace for various legal services ranging from legal counsel to document creation.
It also provided a phone-based legal consultation service with an affordable cost.
The startup is a subsidiary of hukumonline, an online platform that offers law advocates services.
hukumonline itself was co-founded by Ahmad Fikri Assegaf, a Senior Partner at Assegaf Hamzah & Partners.
In Indonesia, an example of legaltech startup that has recently raised funding is Kontrak Hukum, a digital platform that provides legal services to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
The company raised a strategic investment from KASKUS, leading Indonesian content and e-commerce platform, who aimed to provide legal and educational support for content creators and small businesses on its platform.