Mayans and Susskind Are Wrong (partly)

I am indebted to Antony Smith from the firm Legal Project Management for helping me connect my synapses today. But I am certainly in a contrarian mood today, all starting with reading his interview with Richard Susskind. The British Tabloids are a fantastic read, if you can tolerate their jingoism, bias, and historically dubious methods [...]

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LPO M&A

  Expect the usual bunch of postings about “Ten LPO Predictions for 2013″. For me it is pretty easy. Continued Growth The start of the M&A Trend Repeat. The sector has proven itself, the economy is not improving, law firms are waking up to the real vale from Strategic Legal Process Outsourcing, GCs are changing [...]

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RightSourced, Blended LPO

One of the major trends of 2012 has been the “Right Sourcing” and “Blending” of where services are delivered from. Back in the day, my naive expectation was that transactional Legal Services would either be outsourced or insourced (i.e. kept pretty much the same as currently, albeit with a focus on costs). What has happened [...]

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Ultra Onshore LPO

How more “onshore” can you get? London as the new low cost LPO destination? Certainly compared to the traditional legal models, a strong supplier, with strong methodologies and good people can do what is seemingly impossible (but is actually being replicated in other high-cost locations such as New York, Washington DC, etc) i.e. provide better [...]

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