Monthly Archives: February 2011

Legal Outsourcing Summit – In Review…

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This month, representatives and LPO enthusiasts gathers for IQPC’s inaugural LPO conference in New York City at the Sentry Club. The speaking faculty included representatives from top AM Law firms and multi-nationals such as Microsoft, Pfizer, Nokia, Milbank Tweed, Hinshaw Culbertson, and Mayer Brown, among others. I had the privilege of chairing the event which Continue Reading

A&O Transfers Support Roles to Belfast

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Allen & Overy (A&O) ­announced last week that it is transferring 180 support roles to Belfast, Ireland. A&O will initially transfer 18 members of support staff to Belfast to deliver IT, HR, finance, business services and library functions from a single site, The Lawyer reports, and the legal services center will take on some routine Continue Reading

Thomson Reuters-Pangea3 Deal Raises Competitive Pressure

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There’s no doubt that legal process outsourcing is changing the delivery of legal services. Thomson Reuter’s acquisition of Pangea3 last November has further fueled the LPO discussion and sparked debate among industry experts about the ethical implications of Thomson delving into competition with its client base, especially since Pangea3 plans to open more offices in Continue Reading

Stay on Top of LPO Regulation in 2011

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After flying under the radar for several years, legal process outsourcing (LPO) has finally caught the attention of regulators around the globe. In the three main LPO markets – the United States, the United Kingdom and India – there is the potential for rule changes which could place outsourcing agreements under increased scrutiny or even Continue Reading