Perceiving UK’s LPO Industry In New Light, Post Recession
July 11, 2011

Following the financial impact of recession, law firm partners around the world are recognizing that it is time to look at legal process outsourcing in a new fashion. Read more

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Outsourcing Firms Bring Legal Work Back Home
June 10, 2011

Outsourcing does not always mean taking away American jobs. An article in the New York Times reports that outsourcing firms are bringing home jobs to U.S. lawyers; this comes at a time when job prospects are dim for lawyers. Read more

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Costa Mesa Controversy: To Outsource City Council Services Or Not?
June 6, 2011

According to statistics, Costa Mesa, California saved a bundled in legal fees after outsourcing city attorney work n 2004 financial year. The public legal duties were outsourced to Jones and Myer law firm. Read more

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Emergence Of A New Normal: The Online Bar Association
May 9, 2011

SPurani |  Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending and participating in the Inaugural Meeting of The Online Bar. It was an enlightening experience that opened my mind to many new perspectives around the central theme, “Unveiling the Future of Law & Emerging Models for Legal Services”. Flying in from the cooler Northeastern U.S. into South Florida, the experience left me with a sense of warmth in more ways than one. It was apparent from the start of the conference that those in attendance were not only forward thinking individuals, but also those who looked to influence change in the legal profession across jurisdictional, international, and traditional boundaries associated with the practice of law. Read more

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Outsource to Spend More?
August 12, 2010

Author:  SPurani | Interesting article at ALB Legal News, which the piece’s title alone caught my attention. “Corporates could halve their legal costs by outsourcing less.”  Interesting, right?  My first thought was how could this be?  The report’s statistics describe the Australian and New Zealand legal market.  Based on what Richard Stock, Catalyst Consulting Director, states, these departments are paying too much for the same work they could do in-house.  He sums up by stating that they could stand to improve their forecasting requirements to help reduce the costs. Read more

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What contributes to the success of LPO
July 24, 2010

LPO is not a new phenomenon, driven by the competition, temptation of lower cost and client’s preference to have quality work with lower cost led to the emergence of Legal Process Outsourcing in 1995. US based Bickel and Brewer was the first law firm to outsource its legal processes to India in this regard. Thereafter, many LPO’s got established and some of LPO’s were closed down as they were not able to get the projects and not able to convince the benefits what the LPO industry is offering for its clients. Read more

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Legal Process Outsourcing’s Point of Inflection
July 22, 2010

Author: Sanket Purani

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Outsourcing IT Makes Horse Sense
July 14, 2010

Despite the controversy regarding outsourcing, IT outsourcing is catching on among U.S. firms. There are a few reasons why. Read more

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Before outsourcing an LPO project
June 11, 2010

LPO industry is on growth today and expected to reach $4 billion by 2015. Many law firms and in-house legal departments of the companies hire the services of LPO providers on a temporary or ongoing basis. Read more

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US and UK on Legal Outsourcing
June 3, 2010

American Bar Association (ABA)
Opinion states- “A lawyer may outsource legal or non legal support services provided the lawyer remains ultimately responsible for rendering competent legal services to the client under Model Rule 1.1. In complying with her Rule 1.1 obligations, a lawyer who engages lawyers or non lawyers to provide outsourced legal or non legal services is required to comply with Rules 5.1 and 5.3,” Read more

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