Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) is one of the best services available not only to law firms, but to all businesses that have any kind of legal compliance obligations.
Essentially, it involves obtaining legal support services from an external legal support service provider. LPO incorporates a wide range of services, principal among these are data review, document review, data protection compliance, eDiscovery, compliance assistance, litigation support, and Freedom of Information support.
In today’s highly competitive and changing legal markets, firms are constantly looking for ways to reduce costs and become more efficient. LPO provides just that. It creates significant costs savings, as firms no longer have to expend resources on non-profit generating activities. This allows for a more effective use of tim,e which can be spent on more specialised and revenue-generating projects.
To explain it in simple terms, LPO enables firms to continue to offer their clients an excellent standard of service, while at the same time making significant time and cost savings. LPO is a flexible process, and can be tailored and adapted to meet a firm’s and their client’s specific needs.
The diverse range of services offered by LPO, coupled with its skilled professionals, means that LPO providers are uniquely equipped to deal with whatever service a modern law firm demands. Crucially, LPO providers offer a high level of expertise and operate to the highest standards of professionalism where confidentiality is guaranteed. In a nutshell, LPO enables firms to remain competitive, generating huge efficiencies and allowing for more efficient resource allocation.