From getting a traffic ticket to business disputes one has to get legal help and may have to go through the hassles of litigation and various other types of legal processes. LPO is the new rising star in the firmament of affordable quality legal support.
What legal work/consultation in the US costs around 300 dollars per hour is now available for just about 50 dollars per hour. This is possible by outsourcing the work to India. Now how feasible is LPO? Well hundreds of law professionals have already made LPO their choice of service in India. Thus they are based in India and are full time working for American or UK clients. Though just a fraction of the BPO market today it is fast gaining momentum. Countries like China and South Korea are also into LPO.
Some of the established LPO firms specialize in the following areas of legal outsourcing.
- Pleading documentation
- Litigation Research
- Litigation support
- Legal animation
- Law firm/website marketing
- Case study and analysis
- Legal transcription
- Proofreading services
Some of the attractive advantages of legal process outsourcing are,
- Highly cost effective
- Quality work
- Minimal turnaround time
The only perceived disadvantages of LPO may be the security issue and confidentiality of information. This has to be refined and a general consensus on security assurances has to be guaranteed. It is always better to check on the background history and experience of the BPO/LPO provider before signing up long term projects.
Managed Outsource Solutions an Oklahoma based BPO pioneer has facilities In India and the Philippines and specializes in legal outsourcing, data entry and many other sectors including web development.