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The UK's No. 1 platform for employee share option schemes

Use SeedLegals to set up an EMI Option Scheme faster, more reliably and more cost-effectively than anywhere else. Our team of experts work with you at every step and ensure you get the best possible upside for your team.


Trusted by 10,000+

Our online, automated legal platform has been replacing Option Scheme paperwork and getting rave reviews from Startups and SMEs all over the UK.

  • tickUnlimited expert support
  • tickInstant online setup
  • tick5 Star Rated on Google & Trustpilot
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Everything you need

  • Industry leading EMI valuation

    Our amazingly clever valuation tool builds your EMI valuation report using a proprietary 12-criterion methodology to achieve the best possible EMI valuation discounts with HMRC.

  • Better Value

    Our low transparent fees include all the paperwork and advice you'll need to start and manage your scheme, faster and better than anywhere else.

  • Always-on platform

    Add, remove and issue option agreements to new employees any time. Our vesting tracker lets you easily keep tabs on who owns what.


How it works

  • Add your company to SeedLegals

    Creating an account is free and takes less than 3 minutes. From the moment you sign up, our team is on hand to help you at every step.

  • Build your Option Scheme rules

    You decide when and how much equity is issued to each of your team. Our platform builds all the option scheme paperwork for you.

  • Agree your valuation with HMRC

    We tag team with HMRC on your behalf, ensuring your employees get the best possible strike price discount - usually 90%+

  • Manage your Scheme over time

    Easily keep track of how your options pool is changing over time, issue new options, and convert existing options into shares on SeedLegals.

Low, flat, transparent pricing

  • Perfect for giving employees options
    Emi Valuation

    EMI Option Scheme

    The fastest, tax efficient way to set up an option scheme and start rewarding your team with equity.

    £ 1490 + VAT
    One-off fee, create as many EMI option schemes as you need
    What's included?
    • tickFully customisable EMI Share Option Scheme
    • tickCreation of all company and employee documents for your option scheme
    • tickOption agreements, e-signing and option certificates for up to 250 employees.
    • tickBoard Resolution to adopt it
    • tickUnlimited support from our team

    How it works
    • 1
      Create a free company account on SeedLegals
    • 2
      Design your scheme
    • 3
      Start giving equity to your team
    • 4
      File paperwork with HMRC
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    EMI Valuation

    Our market leading 12-point valuation report gets you the lowest possible HMRC valuation for your option scheme

    £990 + VAT
    per EMI Valuation
    What's included?
    • tickOur team work with you to tailor your scheme to achieve the best valuation discount.
    • tickSeedLegals creates all documentation needed to get that valuation approved.
    • tickWe answer any questions from HMRC to agree your valuation.

    How it works
    • 1
      Input your company financials
    • 2
      Generate your SeedLegals valuation report
    • 3
      eSign all the documents for HMRC
    • 4
      SeedLegals helps you respond to HMRC queries until approved
  • About Us

    At SeedLegals, we make it super easy for startups to raise investment and manage company equity - all at a fraction of the cost of traditional service providers. No paper. No law firms. No accountants. Everything's done digitally on our platform. We're proudly backed by Seedcamp and Index Ventures.

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  • You’re in safe hands

    Our team of legal and funding experts have helped thousands of entrepreneurs raise money and grow their businesses.

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      Your company's core agreements, all in one place

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      Share and collect signatures online via SeedLegals

    • Backed by real lawyers

      Create the exact documents you need at every stage of growth

    • Serious about security

      Your information stays safe and confidential in our secure system

    • Helpful humans

      Talk to one of our friendly team anytime on live chat

    • Extra protection

      Don't worry, our insurance covers claims related to our platform

    We’ve helped over 35,000

    From food to FinTech and beyond, join thousands of startups who use SeedLegals to start, raise and grow faster.

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