Category Archives: Cost Management

Huron Legal seeks input for the 6th Annual Law Department Benchmarking Survey

I wrote here about Huron Legal’s last Law Department Benchmarking Survey and interviewed Huron’s Bret Baccus. Huron’s summary of the 2014 survey results is here Huron Legal and The General Counsel Forum are now gathering data for the next benchmarking … Continue reading

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The Jackson Reforms encourage proportionate eDisclosure / eDiscovery in any jurisdiction

I am taking part in a panel discussion at LegalTech next week with Integreon and kCura on the subject of the Jackson Reforms. We will emphasise that the rule changes generally reflect duties to which lawyers are subject anyway, and … Continue reading

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Mr Justice Ramsey: Costs Budgets will induce “sweaty palms” but lawyers will adapt

The Law Society Gazette carries a report of a speech made yesterday by Mr Justice Ramsey on the forthcoming cost management rules. He anticipated that lawyers will adapt to the idea that they must present a costs budget but that … Continue reading

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