Last week brought additional news of another law firm forming a strategic partnership with an alternative legal service provider. This time it was Hogan Lovells, announcing a strategic partnership with an alternative service provider for access to a cadre of flexible lawyers. This is the second strategic partnership that Hogan Lovells has entered into with an alternative legal service provider. DLA Piper, Allen & Overy, and White & Case have also entered into strategic partnerships with alternative legal service providers.
Selecting a partner to provide legal services is an important decision with significant cost and risk implications for your organization. With so many competing priorities, it can be hard to give the process the time and attention it deserves. There are 4 things you should not let fall through the cracks.