ABA Publishes Proposed Guidance on LPO
ABA publishes the most detailed guidance on legal outsourcing since 2008 - including proposed amendments to Model Rules' commentary.
ABA Abandons Significant Rule Changes
The ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 has moved away from significant changes to the rules governing legal outsourcing making the prospect of more stringent rules restricting the growing practice less likely.
ABA Reviews Ethical Implications of Legal Outsourcing
The American Bar Association has stepped up its review of the ethical implications of legal outsourcing by holding a series of meetings with law firms, clients and LPO vendors in San Francisco.
Wall of Silence Surrounds Emerging Legal Outsourcing Industry
A new study by consulting firm Fronterion has found that while many United States law firms are using legal outsourcing providers for the first time, few are willing to admit it in public, leading to a culture of secrecy around an increasingly important development within the legal services industry.
SRA first to weigh in on the practice of legal outsourcing
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) issues its first public statement on the ethics of legal outsourcing.
Law Society Makes Plans to Address LPO
The Law Society of England and Wales is in the process of reviewing the growth and impact of LPO in the legal profession with a view to making recommendations and providing guidance for its members.