TweetIn 2012 U.S. law firms continue to find China an alluring market for their services. Approximately eight new law offices were opened during the beginning of 2012 alone. The largest 250 U.S.-based law firms added 194 lawyers to their Chinese offices during 2011. So far, the number of those offices grew from 124 to 132 during […]
The ‘offshoring’ of legal services and support has long been touted as ‘the next big thing’, but for one global law firm it is already a fact of life. At global law firm Baker & McKenzie, vast tranches of the firm’s support functions have already been outsourced to a centralised offshore facility in the Philippines – and the firm is now offshoring some of its legal work for a key client.