Category Archives for India/Offshoring

Law Firm Views of Legal Outsourcing — A Survey and Report

As we reported in May in Part 1 of our Trends series (click here),  law firms and legal process outsourcing to India still has a long way to go, and law firms still appear unconvinced.  And this is

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India has fraud, too: Indian Outsourcing Chief Admits Huge Accounting Fraud

Satyam Computer Services, a leading Indian outsourcing company that serves more than a third of the Fortune 500 companies, significantly inflated its earnings and assets for years, the chairman and co-founder

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Clifford Chance Eyeing Indian Nuptials

From:  The American Lawyer The Economic Times of India reports that Clifford Chance is in tie-up talks with Indian firm AZB & Partners — a union that would involve client referrals, consultation,

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Will Tough Economy Push Companies to Outsource Legal Work?

From: Corporate Counsel, December 22, 2008 Martin Shively directs the worldwide IP operations of Microsoft Corp. But he doesn’t commute to the company’s campus in Redmond, Wash., every day.

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India: the real cost savings

There is an article out this morning via ALB Legal News, a news site out of Australia that we monitor, that covers the legal markets in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, along with parts of Japan,

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LPOs find more work, but less favor among law grads

From sammylive.com:  Dec 14, 2008 The Indian legal process outsourcing might be on a high with rising influx of offshore assignments amid the financial turmoil, but the sector still finds less favour

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India Work Grows, With Glitches

From the National Law Journal (with a hat tip to Gabes Guide for alerting us to the story): Just a few years ago, outsourcing legal work to India was a dirty little secret — law firms did it, but

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Outsourcing No Longer a Dirty Little Secret

From: The National Law Journal, December 10, 2008 Just a few years ago, outsourcing legal work to India was a dirty little secret — law firms did it, but few admitted to it.  Those days are long

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Legal outsourcing companies with offices in Mumbai reassure clients — and talk of close calls

From: The National Law Journal (print date December 8, 2008) Companies that outsource legal work to Mumbai, India, have been reassuring their clients that operations have not been disrupted and that what

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As the economy tanks, legal outsourcing to India increases

As the ailing U.S. economy prompts companies to cut costs, it also has spawned legal fee cutbacks. Clients pressure law firms they hire to trim fees. That means more routine work like legal research, due

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