Orbital Witness

Orbital Witness is a legaltech startup developing “AI-powered” software to transform the U.K. property due diligence market.

Orbital Witness helps real estate lawyers to get on with the job of providing useful, clear advice in property transactions.

Orbital Witness was founded in 2017 by Will Pearce and Edmond Boulle. The company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.


Orbital Witness leverages machine learning and AI to allow lawyers and property professionals to manage the complex, labour intensive, and heavily regulated ‘diligence’ process.


Orbital Witness' platform automatically identifies data and documents from public sources including the Land Registry and Local Authorities, then uses the latest generative AI and NLP techniques to analyze key documents such as leases and deeds, providing users with an instant overview of issues, risks or quirks that might affect a property transaction.


Orbital Witness' platform is used in commercial real estate market, with over 2,500 lawyers and property professionals at clients including Mischon de Reya, Clifford Chance, Slaughter & May, Tesla and M&S saving more than 74 million minutes across 76,000 transactions.


Orbital Witness is backed by JLL Spark, LocalGlobe, Outward VC, Parker89, Seedcamp, Portfolio Ventures, Realty Corporation, and others. The company raised £7.5M ($9M) in a Series A round on May 19, 2023. This brings Orbital Witness' total funding to £12M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: £12M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: London
  • State: London
  • Country: United Kingdom
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