You can be reviewed by any user on Advokatguiden, using the Review section on your profile. Here, the reviewer can fill how you have performed on different criteria, write a description about this review and give a score from 1 to 5.
Can I invite someone to review me ?
You can send an invitation to someone to let him/her review you. The invitation is sent by email to this person and link directly to your profile, starting the review process.
What happened after someone reviewed me ?
After a review has been submitted, you will receive a notification by email and we will display on your dashboard that a review is pending, waiting approval. You can then either accept or reject the client's relationship. The name of the person who reviewed you won't be displayed after you have accepted his review.
Can I delete a review ?
You can't delete a review on Advokatguiden, however if you believe it's a bug or a mistake, you can contact our support and we will check your review.
Are reviews verified by Advokatguiden ?
We try to keep as much control as possible on reviews possible, and we go through it daily to see if there is no wrong reviews posted on Advokatguiden.
Claim a profile
How do I claim my profile ?
You can claim your profile by looking for it on Advokatguiden. When you found it, you can click on the button "Claim my profile" under your profile picture, fill your professional email address and we will send you a link to set up your profile. If the email address isn't matching the one we have saved on our side, we will manually review your claiming request.
Is it free to claim a profile ?
Claiming a profile is free and doesn't require to give any billing information. You can claim and use your profile for Free, as long as you want.
Why should I claim my profile ?
Claiming your profile gives you more control about it and let you enjoy the basic features of Advokatguiden. Also, claimed profile have better ranking on search results than non claimed profiles. Claiming your profile doesn't bide you to upgrade to Premium later.
Do I have to be Premium to claim my profile ?
No, claiming your account is free and doesn't require to upgrade to Premium to be made.
How will I have access to my profile ?
After you have requested to claim your profile, we will send a link to your email to finish the claim. You will be able to choose a password and update basic information about your profile. Then, you can log in through the platform normally, using the password you have defined.
What is Advokatguiden Premium ?
Advokatguiden Premium is a service we offer to lawyers who have claimed their profile and want to benefits of more features. It includes more profile customisations, a better position on search results, and the possibility to be featured on the homepage of the website, alongside other features. See all included features here
Do I have to be Premium to use Advokatguiden ?
Advokatguiden can be used for Free by any lawyer. Features like getting reviewed, basic customisation of the profile after claiming are included in the Free plan.
How much does Advokatguiden Premium cost ?
Advokatguiden Premium cost 7 080SEK per year. MVA not included.
How can I upgrade to Advokatguiden ?
Once you have claimed your profile, you can upgrade yourself to Premium through your dashboard, on the section "Upgrade to Premium".
Do I have to pay for a whole year at a time?
Yes, per today we invoice for 12 months at a time
How can I cancel my subscription ?
After 1 year, you can cancel your subscription at any time with a 3-month notice period. You do this easily on the dashboard, under "Subscription".You will receive a confirmation email immediately after cancelling your renewal
Can I still use Advokatguiden if I have cancelled my subscription ?
Advokatguiden Premium is valid for one year. If you have cancelled your renewal before the end of your period, you'll still benefit of your advantages, until the end.
Leads on Advokatguiden
What is a lead ?
Leads are direct demands submitted by users on Advokatguiden, after filling the following form. Leads are manually checked by our team before being forwarded to you. These leads includes client's name, contact informations, location, legal expertise required and a message to describe the need.
How can I receive leads ?
On your dashboard, under Lead section, you can activate the feature and choose what expertise you would like to receive leads on. Then, leads are sent to your email, and also displayed on your Lead section on your dashboard. You can have a complete follow up on them and sort your demands.
Do I have to be Premium to receive leads ?
Yes, leads are a Premium feature and require to have a Premium subscription to be activated. Special deals can be done with law firms and lawyers, you can contact sales to get more information.
Can I choose what kind of lead I want to receive ?
Yes, you can choose what legal category you want to receive leads on, alongside the desired location, either city or counties.
Do I have to pay any extra to receive leads ?
Yes, leads are an extra to the Premium subscription and are billed 300SEK per lead received.
How do I see the leads I received ?
We send the lead to your email and also display them under the "Lead" section on your dashboard. You have a complete historical of your leads here.
Can I choose how much leads I want to receive ?
Yes, you can set a limit on how many leads you want to receive per month.
Can I stop receiving leads ?
You can turn on turn off leads anytime on your settings. However you'll still have to pay for the lead you have received before your turned it off.
How do I pay on Advokatguiden ?
Payments on Advokatguiden are made with invoicing. If you have subscribed to leads or bought a Premium profiles, you'll receive invoices on the email you have provided to us.
Can I contest an invoice ?
If you believe that there is a mistake in the invoicing, you can contest your invoice by contacting our support and the contact email in the invoice.
How can I access my invoices ?
Invoices aren't stored on Advokatguiden but we can provide an historical of all your invoices if you need.
What is the delay to pay my invoices ?
Invoices have to be paid within the month you have received it, to ensure the maintaining of your Premium account.
How does Advokatguiden send its invoices ?
We send our invoices by email, to the address you have provided us in your billing information.
Who started Advokatguiden?
Advokatguiden is owned and operated by Advokatguiden AS. Advokatguiden was created by IT founder and lawyer Erling Løken Andersen. The company is based in Oslo, Norway, and operates in Norway, Sweden, and Sweden.
What are the values of Advokatguiden?
Transparency Advokatguiden aims to contribute to an increase transparency in the law industry while maintaining the highest degree of transparency in this social mission. Accountability Advokatguiden will act with objectivity and accountability towards both visitors and lawyers. Democracy Advokatguiden will promote skilled lawyers and function as a unifying national legal arena. Advokatguiden will be responsive to the legal professional community and invite it to contribute to the development of the platform.
Is every swedish lawyer on Advokatguiden?
No, but we have many of them
Who is the target audience of Advokatguiden?
The target audience for Advokatguiden is threefold: First, we address former legal clients. We offer former clients a platform to express serious feedback, so that they may give an honest assessment of the work their lawyer has done. Secondly, we cater to future clients, whether they are individuals or companies. We offer free and reliable information about potential lawyers for their next assignment. Thirdly, we turn to the legal profession itself. We want to be an accountable partner to the industry, which helps to promote the most skilled lawyers.
Why is my review not yet published on Advokatguiden?
Advokatguiden sets strict requirements for all reviews. In cases where we suspect that a review is incorrect, false, or otherwise does not comply to our standards of quality, we reserve the right not to publish the review. If you have submitted a review that you believe is in line with our guidelines, and it is not published within 2-3 weeks, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Can lawyers reserve themselves from appearing on Advokatguiden?
For more information, please contact us at email@example.com
How can I make my profile more visible on Advokatguiden?
There are many ways for you to achieve greater visibility on Advokatguiden. Our algorithm automatically highlights lawyers who have claimed their profile, updated it with additional information, uploaded a photo of themselves and collected their first reviews. We recommend all lawyers to invite previous clients to leave a review on Advokatguiden of the work done by the lawyer. The more reviews, the more confidence potential new clients will have in you and your profile,and the higher up in the search results your profile will appear. You can also link to your profile on Advokatguiden from your regular website - or from your company's Facebook Pages.