We are delighted to announce that every month, Lisa Hart Shepherd, CEO of Acritas, will present a new blog forPractical Law Global, sharing her experience and insight into how to deal with the changes and challenges the international legal market presents.
This month, she discusses the impact and challenges of law departments' increased international legal spending, and offers valuable insight into overcoming the difficulties this presents:
50% increase in international legal spend over two years: what are the challenges?
The average legal department* spend on legal advice outside the home country has grown from 21% of the overall budget in 2009, to a substantial 31% in 2011. This comes at a time when overall legal spend is static; indicating that spend on legal advice in the home country is reducing...
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