Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) involves in-house legal departments, law firms and other organizations to outsource legal work from geographic areas where it is costly to perform to geographic areas where it can be performed at a decreased cost.
India is a primary destination of legal outsourcing. Several international law firms and legal departments of large corporations are outsourcing their legal work to reduce costs and increase efficiencies. The firm has established well equipped team support outsourcing work like document review, due diligence ,contract management, patent work, arbitral proceeding.
Legal support services
Intellectual property rights services
These includes specialized patent services ranging from high-end patent drafting, patent illustration, prior art searches, patent mapping and landscaping services to generic services like patent proofreading.
Further these services include patent prosecution which requires involvement of scientists’, engineers’ and doctors’ knowledge. Law firms which do not have such personnel outsource to specialists from LPO firms.
Document processing services
Providers offer services which traditionally fallen under the category of knowledge process outsourcing but require more technical analysis at some stage during the process. This includes immigration visa and health insurance claims processing.
Depending on a client’s request, these providers may either simply flag to the client items that require further analysis or, in some circumstances; undertake the analysis themselves by applying guidelines given to them by the client. The offshore teams typically involved in document processing services understand the importance of certain data or information and thus are tasked with vigilantly flagging issues that arise.
Advantages of legal process outsourcing in India through Astrea Legal Associates.
The firm services are conducted by trained legal researchers familiar with the global legal systems and proficient in delivering reports in the format for legal memorandum.