Allen & Overy is bringing its Peerpoint flexible lawyering unit to the U.S., concluding that the COVID-19 pandemic has created conditions that have amplified the value of the service for both clients and talent.

The firm first launched Peerpoint in 2013, and the platform now has over 350 lawyers across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and also the U.S. The emphasis is on providing clients attorneys with a substantial level of experience, ranging from former midlevel associates from top firms to ex-Allen & Overy partners.