Industry Focus LPOs - International Bar Association Magazine

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General Counsel are embracing legal process outsourcing due to slashed 2009 budgets. Law firms are no longer the only source for quality legal services. Instead, firms are only one choice on an ever-larger menu of options for corporate counsel.

"Great things have been predicted for legal process outsourcing (LPO) over the years – it was once claimed that 80,000 US legal jobs would move to India by 2015 – but the reality has not matched the hype. With the downturn biting and businesses looking to slash costs, could it be an idea whose time has finally come?"

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Published In: Business Organization Updates, General Business Updates, Electronic Discovery Updates, International Trade Updates, Professional Practice Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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