- 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...