Taking a supporting role
US in-house functions have been using electronic litigation support for more than 25 years, but in-house functions in the UK have not taken it up to the same extent. Oyez's Kelvin McGregor-Alcorns argues that clients should demand it
A Benchmarker survey published last August in Legal Director, found that only 47% of clients involved in large-scale litigation had been offered electronic litigation support services by their primary law firms. The equivalent figure for the US in terms of both its availability and uptake would be closer to 100%.
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