Clio in its acquisition of Lawyaw






Emerging and High Growth Companies

Date Closed

September 2021



Lead Office



On September 8, 2021, Clio announced its acquisition of Lawyaw, a San Francisco-based company focused on creating digital workflows for legal documents. Lawyaw has a long-standing data integration with Clio, and was the first document automation software to be included in Clio’s app store. Through this acquisition, both companies plan to continue being at the forefront of the legal industry by working to deliver a seamless and efficient end-to-end document workflow.

Clio is a legal technology company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. Clio offers law firms cloud-based software that handles various law practice management tasks including client intake, contact management, calendaring, document management, timekeeping, billing, and trust accounting. Clio is the first law practice management company to achieve unicorn status earlier in 2021.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Clio with a team consisting of Mark Longo, Riley Graydon (Emerging & High Growth Companies), Michael Budabin McQuown, Marc Kushner, Jason Comerford, Lynne Lacoursière, Megan Young (Corporate), Dov Begun, Drew Morier, Jennifer Lee (Tax), Noemi Blasutta (Employment & Labour), Sam Ip (Technology), Kelly Moffatt (Franchise & Distribution), Clark Holden (Intellectual Property), and Ian Nelson (Student).