Many law firms have been quietly reviewing their business models to increase efficiencies and reduce costs, with outsourcing of secretarial, support functions and, in some cases, actual legal work becoming a more common practice. Typically, only several of the higher profile initiatives have to date (July 2011) been reported in the media.
With the legalisation of Alternative Business Structures (ABS's) imminent, many organisations are preparing to take advantage of a profession that is more fractured than ever; this will have a dramatic impact!
Though change will always have its opponents, these developments will also create opportunity. Those organisations who are able to adapt will inevitably find themselves better placed in the market.
If you’re considering outsourcing, or would like to discuss its relevance to your organisation, contact us for a chat or free, no-obligation consultation about the options and solutions available.