About Legal Research Solutions
Legal Research Solutions was founded in 2011 by Irshad Motala, an LLB graduate and admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa with several years experience in the legal research and writing environment.
Our service meets the growing demand of attorneys to increase their profitability, reduce their work hours, improve their work product, and perhaps most importantly, increase their quality of life. To this end, our mission is to provide a comprehensive legal research, writing and analysis service to attorneys on an as-needed basis and at a reasonable rate.
We have experience drafting everything from short opinion letters to detailed memoranda of law, from complex legal submissions for trial and appellate matters, to simple affidavits and pleadings. In all cases, we guarantee a high quality legal product at a reasonable rate
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Chief Executive Officer
Irshad Motala brings years of legal research experience to Legal Research Solutions. Presently, he also serves as the CEO of LexOutsource, a company providing legal research, writing and analysis support to lawyers in Canada.
Irshad has drafted hundreds of legal memoranda, pleadings, motions and heads of arguments, covering areas of law ranging from custody and access issues to the regulation of financial institutions, from property disputes between neighbours to alleged constitutional right violations.
Prior to founding Legal Research Solutions, Irshad held several legal research related positions internationally. He served as a Legal Consultant to the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa, and later clerked for the Honourable Justice Zakeria Yacoob at the Constitutional Court of South Africa. He thereafter worked as a Legal Researcher in Office of the Chief Justice of South Africa. Irshad also spent time in the United States, and was a member of the District Court Screening Unit for the State Attorney in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Irshad holds an LLB degree, as well as certificates in Comparative Constitutional Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Business Transactions from Howard University in Washington DC. He completed a course in Legal Research, Writing and Analysis under the instruction of a Professor from Howard University in Washington DC.
Irshad is an admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, and has appeared in the High Court of South Africa on several occasions.