- Tuesday, 21 September 2010
In the first of a two-part interview to mark publication of the updated edition of his book, The End of Lawyers?, Professor Richard Susskind tells Legal Futures Editor Neil Rose how the recession and the growth of legal process outsourcing are changing lawyers’ attitudes to change.
Tags: legal process outsourcing, Richard Susskind
Posted in News, Technology
- Monday, 20 September 2010
Law firms that fail to embrace “legal process management” will quickly lose out to new competitors, such as accounting firms, legal publishers and businesses fuelled by external investment, Professor Richard Susskind has warned. The legal IT and strategy guru has also criticised the approach of many large firms to making cuts during the recession.
Tags: external investment, hourly billing, legal process outsourcing, Richard Susskind
Posted in Market monitor, News, Outsourcing
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