In 2017, Thomson Reuters, Georgetown Law Center for the Study of the Legal Profession and the University of Oxford Said Business School partnered in a study on Alternative Legal Services Providers (ALSPs). They reported that 51% of law firms and 60% of corporate legal departments use ALSPs. That number is growing.read more
Law firms today are run more like corporations than partnerships. They are all looking to improve operations and position the firm more competitively for the future. To achieve this, law firms are turning to outsourcing some administrative functions.read more
Key personnel at law firms need to concentrate on core business. Everything else is distraction.read more
Of course, support services are necessary to a functioning firm. The challenge is to focus on core business without distracting key players. To this end, many law firms are outsourcing middle and back office functions to legal process outsourcing providers (LPOs) so they can concentrate on client services and optimizing business systems.