Firms Wary About Offshoring Legal Services: Report

Law360, New York (June 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Although U.S. and U.K. law firms are increasingly sending legal services work abroad under pressure to cut costs, few consider offshoring an option for much more than legal transcription and document review, according to a recent study.

ValueNotes, a business intelligence and research provider, surveyed more than 100 law firms in the U.S. and U.K. and concluded that less than 5 percent of the market was outsourcing legal work overseas, choosing more often to outsource those services within their respective home countries.

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