Like law firms, corporate legal departments generally have plenty of office space, attorneys, paralegals, support staff, and benefits. And, many of the challenges they face are the same challenges law firms face. But as corporate legal departments, they also have some of their very own challenges. Just as they do solos and law firms, paralegal support services compliment the corporate legal department’s unique needs. Challenges Corporate legal departments face: Increased workloads; Tighter budgets; An increase in the number of legal matters they’re charged with overseeing for the corporation; Significant increases in litigation costs; Limited resources, requiring them to maximize the use of the few resources they have; and A need to prove their value to the corporation. The solution More and more, corporate legal departments are turning to outsourcing to minimize cost and maximize value to their client (the corporation). They outsource to try and mitigate increased workloads, to minimize … Continue reading
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