Growth of in-house legal teams affecting law firm work


By Shannon Sweeney

16 July 2014 at 06:12 BST


As in-house counsel teams across Australasia are growing due to a market that is more focused on risk and liability, the type of work law firms see is changing.

The rise of in-house legal teams are affecting the type of work law firms see. EDHAR

As in-house counsel teams across Australasia are growing due to a market that is more focused on risk and liability, the type of work law firms are seeing is changing. Head of Australian firm Lander & Rogers' corporate practice Jackie Solakovski told  Australasia Lawyer that the increase in corporate teams can be attributed to multiple reasons, including the shift of focus to risk and liability, in addition to the increased value of legal input in terms of decision-making. Because in-house teams are growing, external law firms will play a larger role in commerical matters and specific areas of expertise. Source: Australasian Lawyer
 
   
 
 
 

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