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Completing a research trail

November, 23, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

A research trail is an abbreviated, but nonetheless narrative, account of how you got from the essay question to your answers/conclusions. This means that that you should be able to explain the whole ‘journey’ of your research. The best way of doing this is to keep records of what you are doing as you go […]

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Carrying out US legal research? Enjoy these free resources

November, 22, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

If you’re carrying out US legal research, Georgetown University Law Centre has an excellent page crammed full of free and low cost legal research resources.  Enjoy! Link: http://www.ll.georgetown.edu/guides/freelowcost.cfm.

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Legal process outsourcing deal: Thomson Reuters acquires Pangea3

November, 22, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

At Legal Researcher, we heard today that Thomson Reuters, a leading source of information for businesses and professionals, has acquired Pangea3, a fast-growing legal process outsourcing (LPO) provider serving corporate legal departments and law firms worldwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Pangea3 have headquarters in New York and Mumbai, India, with 650 employees […]

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Lay offs leave lawyers without support staff

November, 22, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

Back in November 2008, Legal Week reported that almost a quarter of the UK’s top 50 law firms were considering making redundancies in the current financial year, with 10% saying cuts in the next six months were probable. Five of the UK’s top 50 law firms were anticipating job losses by the end of the […]

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Legal research outsourcing an opportunity not to be missed

November, 18, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

Law firms that haven’t got a grip on the opportunities that legal research outsourcing offers them are falling behind the rest and are losing existing business and opportunities for new business. They are missing out on opportunities to streamline their services, to cut costs, make themselves more profitable and more competitive. In today’s difficult economic […]

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Foreign secretary announces member of human rights advisory group

November, 11, 2010 • Posted by 0 Comments

The following information was released by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO): The Human Rights Advisory Group has been established to give the Foreign Secretary the best possible information about human rights challenges, and for the Foreign Office to benefit from outside advice on the conduct of its policy.

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Legal process outsourcing: ‘the real value and potential behind the outsourcing movement’

November, 30, 2009 • Posted by 0 Comments

In an article for LNB news, Neil Hodges reported that pressure on law firms to reduce costs has led to the outsourcing of paralegal tasks and the emergence of what is now known as legal process outsourcing as accepted practice. The report notes that the range of legal processes that have been effectively outsourced by […]

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