WorldRemit & Lexoo


WorldRemit is an online payment service that lets people send money to friends and family internationally using a computer, smartphone or tablet. It is a convenient, low-cost alternative to traditional money transfer companies that use high street agents and charge high fees.

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Since 2016, WorldRemit’s in-house legal team has grown considerably. The team often requires local counsel input and relying on global law firms is an expensive solution that’s not always suitable.

The business is continuing to grow rapidly and resources are stretched so spending time locating and vetting local lawyers is not a priority for the legal team. Relying on peer networks also doesn’t guarantee the most cost-effective legal advice.


"Lexoo's impressive service allows our team to quickly find and work with quality lawyers in foreign jurisdictions without having to rely on international firms and their associated costs. Highly recommended."

General Counsel, Sam Ross

How we've helped

Lexoo has unrivalled access to the very best boutique law firms and practitioners around the world and is uniquely placed to support busy, global in-house teams of fast-growing companies.

Since 2016, Lexoo has worked closely with WorldRemit to provide tailored fixed fee quotes from pre-vetted local counsel in 1-2 days when needed. This has ranged from tax, employment, commercial contracts, marketing and property law specialists in the UK, USA, Canada, Nigeria, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia. WorldRemit has forged strong relationships with many of these lawyers who have come to understand WorldRemit’s business and who continue to provide ongoing support.

WorldRemit recently engaged a Lexoo lawyer in Africa and has also approached Lexoo for assistance with larger global legal projects.


Ocado's in-house legal team needed a way to quickly scale up their employment law capacity.

Lexoo was able to provide them with the combination of flexibility and quality that they were looking for.

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Babylon's in-house team leverages Lexoo to free-up time to let them focus on strategic priorities.

Lexoo enables Babylon to work flexibly with great lawyers, receive commerically-focused advice, and all without the overheads of traditional firms.

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Xeneta came to Lexoo for a legal project involving employment advice across three jurisdictions. 

Our Managed Projects offering ensured that Xeneta's project was on time and on budget, all while ensuring a commercial outcome for the General Counsel.


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GBG's busy in-house legal team often requires local counsel support in different jurisdictions.

They recognise that relying on traditional law firms can be an expensive option and locating and vetting local counsel isn't a great use of their time.

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In late 2019, global research & data analytics company Nielsen came to Lexoo to get assistance, with an important project.

The company was publishing a research study in nine countries, and Senior Lawyer, Serena, wanted assistance in understanding the relevant obligations in each country.

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