As the legal sector looks to the future, the identification and delivery of innovative legal services is becoming increasingly important. However, the provision of such legal services has yet to be embraced in Ireland in the same manner as in Britain and the United States, where the use of external legal providers to carry out routine legal work has become the norm.
Since the referendum result, a raft of the biggest UK firms have been rushing to get their solicitors on the Irish roll. But what does this mean for legal services in Ireland?
The first legal process outsourcing company to launch in the Republic of Ireland has opened its doors in Dublin, just weeks after Britain decided to leave the EU.
Johnson Hana International (JHI), a company that outsources legal services from its Dublin hub, is expanding in the coming 18 months by adding 200 to its workforce.
Legal outsourcing firm Johnson Hana International has entered into a three-year contract with the ESB.