Working with external legal service suppliers

Working with external legal service suppliers guidance:

Having selected a law firm to undertake a piece of work, the next step is to agree the terms. Failure to ensure that expectations are clear may lead to serious...

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Many headlines in the legal press revolve around panel processes—which organisations are about to run them, who may win, who has won and who has lost. A difficulty with...

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CompanyAboutServices AG Integrate (Addleshaw Goddard)Flexible, on-demand, temporary legal resourcing using freelance lawyers.• legal resource to cover all client needs,...

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You are likely to find the services you need fall into these categories: • transaction-based services, ie those that are provided for a specific transactional outcome...

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This Practice Note looks at what confidential information is, who it belongs to and how to protect it. It considers disclosure obligations in relation to confidential...

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At the outset of the engagement there will be a number of criteria, including the original selection criteria, which will be important to you in terms of...

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The purpose of this Precedent is to provide guidance on planning the key steps of a tender process for sourcing external preferred legal services suppliers. This document...

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Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) protects the confidentiality of written and oral communications between lawyers and clients. It entitles a party to withhold evidence...

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This Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. It considers, in detail, the various...

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This Practice Note explains what legal professional privilege (LPP) is, including loss and waiver of LPP, summarises key case law and outlines LPP issues in other...

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The essence of this grid is to find simple ways to influence behaviours that supports and builds the relationship between an in-house team and a law firm...

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When dealing with litigation in various different jurisdictions, the Getting The Deal Through Guide (GTDT) titled: legal privilege and professional secrecy offers...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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This Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege (LPP) and in particular considers the concept of giving...

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This Practice Note looks at privilege and confidential information in the context of a client-solicitor relationship where that solicitor-client relationship no longer...

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This Practice Note assumes that there has been a thorough selection process leading to choosing the law firms that your team regularly uses. See below for the key...

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