Questions? Answers.

Why ‘Miso’?

Miso Legal’s process was originally inspired by ‘mise en place’, a system used in high end restaurant kitchens to enable chefs to work more productively. Mise en place morphed into ‘Miso’, Japanese fermented soybean seasoning.

What does Miso Legal actually do?

Miso Legal helps litigators to better organise, analyse and prepare their cases. Information is organised around issues, a unique and highly intuitive approach for litigation software. 
Put simply - Miso Legal enables litigators to achieve more, in less time. 

Is Miso complicated to use?

No. Simplicity is one of Miso Legal’s key features. We believe the best software is powerful but simple to use. It takes only minutes to get up and running with your first case  and within an hour or two you will have a good grasp of Miso Legal. As you will see from the Getting Started Guide, Miso Legal takes a minimalist approach allowing you to focus on your case information rather than how to use software

Can I share my cases?

Absolutely. Although Miso Legal works great for single users, its full potential is unlocked when you start working collaboratively. You decide who can access your case at any time. The process of sharing cases is simple. There is presently no limit to the number of people you can share a case with.

Will all my data be safe?

Data security will always be Miso Legal’s main priority. Your data is protected by Microsoft, (who state that they invest over $1 billion each year on security) and we ensure that we are continually following best practices when it comes to data security.
All data is written to multiple disks instantly, backed up daily, and stored in multiple locations. Files that our customers upload are stored on servers that use modern techniques to remove bottlenecks and points of failure.
Whenever your data is in transit between you and us, everything is encrypted, and sent using HTTPS. Any files which you upload to us are stored and are encrypted at rest. Case data is also encrypted at rest. Our backups of your data are also encrypted.
Further information is available in the Technical and Legal section of our knowledge base.

What does Miso Legal cost?

Full information will be provided on our pricing page.

Cool. How do I get started?

Simple. Sign up for our free trial.

Does Miso work with any case?

Miso Legal can be used in all your cases. It has been specifically designed to work for any area of dispute, in any forum and in any jurisdiction. Miso Legal has been successfully tested in both civil and criminal cases across a number of jurisdictions. 

Do I need to install anything?

Miso Legal is a cloud application which runs through your browser window. You don’t require to install anything on your computer. Miso Legal will happily run on Windows 10 or macOS and is supported for Chrome, Edge, Firefox and Safari browsers.

What support is available?

Miso Legal is simple to use but we also pride ourselves on providing exceptional support. If you have any questions or have ideas for new features we are always keen to hear from you. Early adopters receive priority access to our support team.

Where is my data actually stored?

Your Miso Legal data is stored and backed up within Microsoft Data Centres in the UK. During testing, we successfully set up instances in North America and Australasia. Miso Legal is hosted on Microsoft Azure allowing us to easily deploy to 160+ data centres across all regions when required.

Who are Ulpian Systems?

Miso Legal is a trading name of Ulpian Systems Limited a Scottish based legal technology company. Ulpian Systems was founded in 2014 by Peter Milligan, a Scottish Advocate and Eric Jutrzenka, a Seattle based Software Engineer. In 2020 John Waddell was appointed Chairman and Andrew Byers CEO. Ulpian Systems Limited became Account Managed by Scottish Enterprise in 2020.
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Any investment opportunities?

Possibly. We have a growing number of litigators who have invested and use Miso Legal. Most of them provide us with valuable feedback regarding feature development and receive special discount pricing in return.