• 19 Aug 2022
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Internal legal spend growth makes a case for better in-house metrics

Internal legal spend growth makes a case for better in-house metrics

The scales of legal spending have tipped toward the in-house team. Corporate legal departments are now “spending more internally than externally.” More than half (54%) of legal spend will be allocated to in-house resources this year. 

 

That’s according to the 2022 Law Department Management Benchmarking Report by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and the legal recruiting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA)

However, whilst most law departments track outside counsel spend, many do not track in-house legal spend.

Writing for Corporate Counsel our CEO Nicholas d'Adhemar shares his thoughts on why this watershed moment should be a powerful nudge for legal departments to start tracking internal legal spend and offers up several ways to approach doing so. 

 

Read the full article here.

 

 

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Author:

Nicholas d'Adhemar

Nicholas d'Adhemar

Founder and CEO, Apperio

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