Briefing: the Strategy issue 2014

Resource - 13/06/2014 : axiom, baker & mckenzie, briefing magazine, BT, GC, General, general counsel, latham & watkins, LBC wise counsel, legal, lpo, process, resourcing, strategy, symantec, taylor wessing, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

New competition, new rules

Seeking market share and opportunity in a low-growth, consolidating market means making no assumptions about how legal should or could work.  

Clients want freshness, investment in...

Capita to enter LPO market after Poland-based pilot for Pinsents

News Article - 28/01/2013 : General, lpo

Outsourcing giant Capita is set to enter the legal process outsourcing (LPO) market after running a successful pilot with Pinsent Masons.

In 2009 Pinsents became the first firm to offshore the work of qualified lawyers to South Africa...

Integreon opens first UK LPO base and ramps up temp paralegal service

News Article - 27/01/2012 : integreon, lpo, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

Integreon has launched the first-ever onshore legal process outsourcing (LPO) centre in the UK, as the outsourcer ramps up its temp paralegal service for clients.

The new LPO centre opened in Bristol this month after a request from...

Olswang shortlists LPO providers in preparation for new panel

News Article - 20/01/2012 : lpo, olswang, Practice Management, Practice Management

Olswang is set to appoint a panel of legal process outsourcers (LPOs) to carry out low-value document review work for the firm.

The firm has identified a shortlist of seven LPOs with a view to selecting three to act as its...

How to compete with LPO providers

News Article - 19/01/2012 : lpo, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD, Practice Management

The fallout from the financial crisis as well as growing threats from the legal process outsourcing industry is making it even more difficult for legal practices to juggle client expectations and fee income, says Peter Collins of Retain...

RBS to favour reformed panel over offshoring to cut legal costs in 2010

News Article - 19/01/2012 : lpo, offshoring, outsourcing, panel, rbs, Finance, Finance, Technology, Practice Management

Incoming RBS general counsel Chris Campbell is considering introducing a Mexican wave-style relationship between his panel firms in a bid to reduce the bank's £200m annual legal spend.

Deputy general counsel Campbell, who will take control...

New Zealand lawyers launch outsourcing team

News Article - 19/01/2012 : legal process outsourcing, lpo, new zealand, outsourcing, Finance, Finance, Human Resources

A new legal process outsourcing (LPO) company has entered the marketplace, offering law firms and in-house counsel the services of UK-qualified lawyers based in New Zealand.

Latitude South has been set up by lawyers Larissa Glubb and...

New research highlights financial benefits of legal process outsourcing

News Article - 19/01/2012 : legal process outsourcing, lpo, outsourcing, pwc, Finance, Finance, Technology

New research produced by PricewaterhouseCoopers has highlighted the growth of legal process outsourcing (LPO) services in the wake of the economic downturn.

The study, which canvassed 514 outsourcing service providers in 50 countries...

Eversheds gears up to launch its own outsourcing business

News Article - 19/01/2012 : eversheds, legal process outsourcing, lpo, outsourcing, south africa, Finance, Finance, Technology

Eversheds in pilot with South Africa ally to launch its own outsourcing arm

Eversheds is in talks to set up an outsourcing business with its South African ally, positioning it to become the first major law firm to enter the legal...

Law firms ready to ring in the changes for uncertain 2010

News Article - 19/01/2012 : lpo, recession, restructuring, strategy, Finance, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Technology

Surviving recession still top of agenda; diversification, restructuring and mergers could save the day

Leaders at the top firms have warned that the legal sector is not quite clear of the worst ravages of the recession as it moves...