Legal IT Insider: Disruption ahead as Route1 aims to become the Tinder of the legal recruitment scene
Route1 is a new online marketplace connecting lawyers and legal employers. Just five months after launching its app in the UK, Route1 has over three thousand lawyers and fifty legal employers signed up, including Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Shearman & Sterling, Herbert Smith Freehills and DLA Piper, and has just won the Thomson Reuters/LegalGeek LawTech Startup Award for best marketplace.
Route1 launched in Australia in September in order to capture both domestic and international demand from UK firms hiring talent from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, and is planning further international expansion.
This article explains how and why.