How LOD operates in different countries
LOD is a business providing flexible legal services and technology solutions. In light of the differences in the regulation of legal services and legal resourcing in the jurisdictions where LOD has offices, there are differences in the way LOD operates and is structured in each country. Please see below for further information on this.
LOD operates through the following entities:
A. Lawyers On Demand Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 134 434 370) whose registered office is at Level 2, 222 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.
Lawyers On Demand Australia Pty Ltd is a registered incorporated legal practice in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland and primarily provides secondment services whereby Australian lawyers holding current practicing certificates granted under the law of an Australian State or Territory, and other consultants, employed or engaged by the company are seconded to clients.
B. Lawyers On Demand (WA) Pty Ltd (ACN 127 063 781) whose registered office is at Level 2, Suite 4A, 1 Hood Street, Subiaco WA 6008, Australia.
Lawyers On Demand (WA) Pty Ltd is a registered incorporated legal practice in Western Australia and primarily provides secondment services whereby Australian lawyers holding current practicing certificates granted under the law of Western Australia, and other consultants, employed or engaged by the company are seconded to clients.
C. LOD Services Pty Ltd (ACN 602 692 151) whose registered office is at Level 3, 84 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia.
LOD Services Pty Ltd is a registered incorporated legal practice in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia. Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation. LOD Services Pty Ltd carries on a legal practice known as LOD Legal providing legal advice and other legal services, as well as providing other associated services and technology solutions under the name of LOD Legal Operations & Tech.
LOD lawyers practising in Australia provide legal advice and/or are seconded to clients as Australian lawyers holding current practicing certificates granted under the law of an Australian State or Territory.
LOD consultants (who are not Australian legal practitioners) do not provide legal advice.
LOD operates through LOD Consulting (Hong Kong) Limited (registered number 1880533) whose registered office is 7/F Low Block, Grand Millennium Plaza, 181 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong .
LOD Consulting (Hong Kong) Limited is a consulting business and a registered employment agency (licence no. 61916) and neither LOD Consulting (Hong Kong) Limited nor its consultants provide legal advice in Hong Kong or elsewhere.
LOD operates through the following entities:
A. Lawyers On Demand (Singapore) Pte Ltd (UEN 201104752Z) whose registered office is at 17A Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069618.
Lawyers On Demand (Singapore) Pte Ltd is a licensed foreign law practice in Singapore and it is not under common ownership of the LOD Group. LOD lawyers registered and practising in Singapore are assigned to clients as foreign legal counsel and are strictly prohibited from practising or advising on Singapore law.
B. LOD Consulting (Singapore) Pte Ltd (UEN 201025073D), whose registered office is at 17A Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069618.
LOD Consulting (Singapore) Pte Ltd is a consultancy, not a licensed law practice, its consultants are not registered or licensed lawyers in Singapore and neither LOD nor its consultants provide legal services in Singapore or elsewhere.
United Arab Emirates
LOD operates through the following entities:
A. Lawyers On Demand HR Consulting (Middle East) Limited (DIFC Commercial License 2624) whose registered office is at Unit 29, Level 3, Gate Village Building 10, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
B. Lawyers On Demand HR Consulting (Middle East) Limited Dubai Branch (DED commercial license 817918) whose registered office is at Office 504, Building 1, Bay Square, Business Bay, P O Box 75633 Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Each of Lawyers On Demand HR Consulting (Middle East) Limited and its Dubai Branch are respectively licensed in the DIFC and Dubai as consulting businesses and are not licensed as a law firm, legal consultancy or advocacy firm in the Emirate of Dubai. Neither of these entities nor their consultants provide legal advice in the DIFC, Dubai or elsewhere.
C. LOD Limited (ADGM Commercial License 2624) whose registered office is at Unit 3416 ResCo-work09, Level 34 ADGM Square, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
LOD Limited is an ADGM licensed legal consultancy and management consultancy business.
LOD operates through Lawyers On Demand Limited (registered number 8002546), whose registered office is at St Magnus House, 3 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6HE, UK.
Lawyers On Demand Limited, trading as LOD, provides (i) secondment services, (ii) legal advisory services (under the name LOD Legal) and (iii) other associated services and technology solutions. LOD lawyers practising in the UK as England and Wales solicitors are individually regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Note that this regulation does not extend to LOD itself. For more information please see www.sra.org.uk/consumers. LOD lawyers practising in the UK other than as England and Wales solicitors are individually regulated by the relevant professional body in their place of admission. For more detail on any aspect of this, please contact LOD.
Lawyers on Demand Inc., a Delaware corporation, with its principal office at LOD + SYKE, 119 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011, United States.
Lawyers on Demand Inc. is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. Lawyers on Demand Inc. primarily provides secondment services whereby it provides (i) lawyers licensed or authorized to practice in a U.S. jurisdiction, and (ii) other consultants, who are employed or engaged by Lawyers on Demand Inc. to work with clients. Lawyers on Demand Inc. lawyers work under the supervision of the client’s law department. Lawyers on Demand Inc. consultants are not authorized to practice law in the United States and do not practice law or provide legal advice.
How SYKE operates in different countries
SYKE forms part of the LOD Group and specialises in providing legal technology and consulting services. SYKE operates through the following entities:
(1) SYKE Legal Engineering Limited whose registered office is at St Magnus House, 3 Lower Thames Street, London, England, EC3R 6HE, United Kingdom; and
(2) SYKE Legal Engineering Inc. with its principal office at LOD + SYKE, 119 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011, United States.
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