Monthly Archives: March 2014

Legal expense management news for March 28, 2014

Survey of large corporate clients shows demand dips as rates tick up: “Corporate clients purchased fewer hours from law firms in 2013 than they did the year before, even as they paid more for what they bought.” U.K. BigLaw, after … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for March 21, 2014

U.K. Commercial Court survey findings on cost issues “hint at significant concern that London’s pole position as the dispute resolution centre of choice for Russian oligarchs, Persian Gulf sheiks and other international heavyweights is under threat.” Issues include court fees, … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for March 14, 2014

Shanghai’s Pilot Free Trade Zone may expand options for sourcing legal services in China. Highlights from Harvard Law’s Disruptive Innovation Conference, including “disruptive imitation.” If you have an IP litigation docket, keep an eye on the two cases regarding the … Continue reading

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Legal expense management news for March 7, 2014

Law department operations manager’s message to law firms who want to stay with traditional hourly rate structures: “I’m not sure how much longer we’ll continue to work with firms that won’t change.” More competition coming to the legal services market: … Continue reading

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