Corporates buy into legal outsourcing

By Mary Heaney

10 October 2013 at 12:11 BST

Corporate legal departments have bought into outsourcing as never before but law firms are lagging behind, according to a survey of general counsel.

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The research – Law Firm Outsourcing - revealed that legal departments had no confidence in their external advisers providing good value for commoditised legal work and 40 per cent viewed law firms as doing little to reduce legal costs for their clients. A free event to discuss the findings - Dancing with the Devil or Liberating Lawyers - will be held at the Carlton Club in London on 24th October  look at the dynamics between buyer and supplier and how this is re-shaping the legal industry.  If you are interested in attending the discussion, which is in association with Integreon, please click on the link or email



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