Legal research service is one of the LPO (legal Process outsourcing) services that are outsourced to professional bodies both domestically and offshore. Legal research usually refers to services that require searches online as well as offline, specific to a case. Some of the popular legal research involves legal analysis, analysis of law pertaining to different regions and preparation of different documents that have to be produced in the courts.
Usually legal research service providers make sure that the clients are delivered the documents in any file format that they require. Some of the common types of legal services are as follows:
- Evidence research
- Historical fact search
- Assessing the cause/motive of action
- Extracting documents
- Briefs arguments
- Foreign law research
- Drafts for pleading
- Research on legislative history
- Memoranda preparation
- Statutes and references research
- Accidents/injury law research
- Law knowledgebase research (like Westlaw)
The most sought after legal services that are outsourced include legal due diligence and web related search for specific citations, and data required for litigation and useful for a case. Off late there has been a boom in outsourcing legal research and other legal outsourcing projects to India. It has opened new opportunities to the qualified and experienced Indian lawyers who are ready to work at very affordable rates.
Managed Outsource Solutions is a US based BPO company with domestic and offshore legal research outsourcing facilities.