When AI meets Legal Framework: LawyerDesk

LawyerDesk's pioneering AI solutions transforming legal services. From AI-driven modules to robust data security, explore their innovative approach.

Punam Singh
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Anushita S P Karunakaram, Co-founder and CEO of LawyerDesk

In an exclusive interview with Anushita S P Karunakaram, Co-founder and CEO of LawyerDesk, where we delve into their pioneering efforts in transforming the legal industry through innovative AI-driven solutions.


 From simplifying legal procedures with AI-powered modules like Legal Procedure and Legal Drafter to ensuring data security through robust encryption and compliance measures, LawyerDesk is at the forefront of integrating technology into legal practice. They also focus on educational empowerment through the Indian School of Law, offering a hybrid learning model and practical training opportunities.


DQ: What is LawyerDesk AI, and what is the concept behind this platform?


Anushita: LawyerDesk is a pioneering legal tech company dedicated to transforming the legal industry by addressing its multifaceted challenges through innovative applications.

At LawyerDesk, each of our solutions is designed to function as a digital legal assistant. The current emphasis on AI is well-founded as it presents a viable solution to the longstanding complexities within the Indian legal landscape.

Our AI-driven solutions enable rapid simplification of processes with high accuracy and logical reasoning. To illustrate, our Legal Procedure module offers a detailed, step-by-step guide on how specific cases progress through the judicial system. This module is particularly valuable for the general public and novice professionals unfamiliar with legal procedures.


Another critical tool, the Legal Drafter module, automates the creation of essential legal documents that must strictly adhere to legal guidelines. Tasks that traditionally required days or weeks of research and drafting can now be completed in under five minutes using our platform.

Furthermore, our Case Research module harnesses intelligent algorithms to extract and consolidate key information from extensive legal databases, providing users with comprehensive insights efficiently.

These modules represent just a fraction of the capabilities offered by LawyerDesk. Our suite of applications is designed to streamline and simplify various legal processes, catering to the diverse needs of legal professionals and stakeholders alike.


DQ: How is LawyerDesk leveraging AI to assist citizens with their legal needs and procedures?

Anushita: LawyerDesk is committed to enhancing accessibility and efficiency within the legal field by leveraging technology to benefit individuals from diverse backgrounds. Our journey began with a fundamental question: how can we make the legal system more accessible and efficient for all stakeholders? This led us to deeply explore the intricacies of legal processes and the potential of technology in this complex domain.

The legal landscape is characterized by its complexity, requiring a nuanced understanding of various legal principles and institutions. Given the dynamic nature of laws and regional diversity, data emerges as a pivotal factor, playing a crucial role in improving accuracy and reliability. We emphasize a structured and ethical approach to data handling, ensuring transparency and compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.


In response to these challenges, our solutions are meticulously designed to simplify and streamline legal tasks. Our applications prioritize interactivity to cater to the general public, ensuring a highly user-friendly platform. Moreover, we aim to reduce the time spent by lawyers and other professionals on routine tasks through our platform, thereby enhancing overall efficiency and accessibility in the legal sector. This holistic approach underscores our commitment to driving positive change in the legal tech industry.

DQ: How has LawyerDesk made its application user-friendly and accessible for people from various backgrounds?

Anushita: In addressing the complexity of legal tasks, LawyerDesk has developed solutions that simplify processes and enhance accessibility, especially considering the intricacies of legal terminology. Our applications are designed to be highly interactive and user-friendly, accommodating users in their preferred language. For example, our voice-to-text feature allows users to dictate legal points, facilitating clearer understanding and effective communication regardless of their familiarity with legal jargon.


Advocase, our platform tailored for legal professionals, employs advanced AI technology through its AI Lawyer Personas module. These virtual assistants specialize in different areas of law, functioning like expert advisors in specific legal domains such as family law or corporate law. This specialization ensures precise and relevant guidance, significantly reducing the time traditionally spent on legal research and documentation. For instance, a lawyer needing insights into industrial law can swiftly access relevant information and guidance from the specialized AI Lawyer Persona dedicated to that field.

Turning to Prajalok, our platform caters to individuals without prior legal knowledge, addressing common challenges faced by citizens in understanding and accessing legal rights. Our "Ask Me" feature supports multiple languages, enabling users to seek legal information in their preferred language, thereby overcoming the language barrier often associated with legal proceedings.

Furthermore, Prajalok facilitates connections between users and legal experts through its "Find and Connect" feature, allowing individuals to engage with lawyers who possess expertise relevant to their specific issues. This direct access enhances accessibility to legal advice and support that may otherwise be difficult to obtain.


On a consumer level, Prajalok assists in resolving issues with companies through AI-powered tools that help in filing complaints, seeking resolutions, and escalating matters to legal experts when necessary. Additionally, the platform simplifies complex legal documents, identifies potential loopholes, and offers comparative analyses, making legal processes more transparent and manageable for users.

DQ: What kind of educational resources does the School of Law provide?

Anushita: The Indian School of Law offers a comprehensive range of educational resources designed to cater to both law students and professionals seeking continuous learning. Our innovative approach includes a hybrid legal education model combining in-person sessions with an advanced AI tutoring platform available 24/7. This setup provides students with flexible learning tools and practical training opportunities essential for their legal careers.

Key features of our educational programs include a moot court simulator, enabling students to hone their advocacy skills in a realistic courtroom environment. This hands-on experience significantly enhances their readiness for professional practice within the legal industry. Our curriculum covers diverse areas of law crucial for legal practice, supplemented by specialized courses in criminal, civil, corporate, and constitutional law, among others. These courses are meticulously crafted to impart foundational knowledge and practical insights.

Moreover, the Indian School of Law grants students access to extensive online libraries and databases, workshops, and seminars conducted by seasoned professionals from across India. Practical training is facilitated through various legal clinics, complemented by personalized mentorship programs and opportunities for engaging in cutting-edge legal research projects. These resources collectively aim to equip students and professionals alike with the requisite knowledge, skills, and tools to excel in their legal careers.

DQ: How are you ensuring the security and confidentiality of user data on your platform? Where is this data hosted, and how do you comply with digital data protection laws?

Anushita: Our platforms are hosted on Google Cloud servers located within India, ensuring strict adherence to digital data protection regulations. To safeguard user information, we employ AES-256 encryption, an industry standard for data security, across all our applications. This encryption method ensures that data remains accessible only to authorized personnel.

Additionally, our login procedures incorporate OTP verification via personal phone numbers, and users must agree to our privacy terms before each login. We conduct regular security assessments, including thorough audits, penetration tests at multiple levels, and vulnerability scans performed by various experts. These measures are designed to promptly identify and mitigate potential security risks, maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of the data entrusted to us.

In terms of our strategy to enhance legal services while introducing new features, we emphasize continuous improvement and innovation. We consistently update our applications with the latest security patches and enhancements to ensure robust reliability and security. By actively soliciting and analyzing user feedback, we pinpoint areas for improvement and prioritize the development of new features based on user needs.

Furthermore, we rigorously monitor app performance to optimize efficiency and operational smoothness. We are enhancing our AI algorithms to deliver more intelligent insights and analyses. Simultaneously, we are developing tailored solutions for students, law firms, and corporations to address specific industry needs.

Expanding language support and enhancing accessibility features are integral components of our strategy to overcome language barriers and broaden our user base. Collaboration with legal professionals, law firms, and educational institutions is pivotal in ensuring our solutions remain relevant and valuable.