openlaws is a web service for businesses and legal experts. The platform makes legal search easier and provides tools to better organize legislation, case law and personal legal information, like contracts. openlaws helps users to save time and money, to reduce risk and to achieve legal compliance. The database is built on open data from the EU and its member states. openlaws is aggregating and linking legislation and case law. In addition, openlaws involves the legal expert community in an open innovation approach. Experts can publish legal portfolios and can highlight text in important public legal documents, which will then be visible for other users. In order to make the service sustainable, premium features are offered for more advanced users. The project was created on basis of a 2-years EU research project, co-funded by the European Commission. openlaws has received further support from the EU ODINE Project (Open Data Incubator) and the Open Data Institute (ODI) in London, which was founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Sir Nigel Shabolt.