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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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 evaluating a law...

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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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1 Introduction 1.1 Invitation to tender This is an invitation to tender to provide the Services in accordance with [insert organisation’s name]’s Requirements, as...

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1 Corporate All Proposals must address the following key criteria: CriteriaDetails Financial strength of contracting entity, and other members of its group (including the...

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[The Tenderer’s Proposal must include at least one module. The Tenderer may select one or more of the modules detailed below that it proposes to offer to [insert...

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[insert organisation’s name] will treat the following information as confidential: QuestionsDetails Tenderer’s full name[Insert name] Tenderer’s full address and, if...

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Define the role of the in-house team No team can be (or should even try to be) a full service in-house legal function. There will always be work that is outsourced and...

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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 the various criteria...

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This Legal professional privilege (LPP) quick guide explains what LPP is and how we can best protect it. What is legal professional privilege? LPP protects the...

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This Legal professional privilege—top ten tips document highlights key messages on how to attract and then protect legal professional privilege. For further details on...

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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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For the in-house legal team running to a budget, legal fees are a critical issue. In the worst cases, fee arrangements that have not been properly negotiated or agreed...

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Sample question from prospective supplierSample answer Do you intend to appoint more than one supplier for the provision of legal services?At this stage, we have made no...

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[Insert name of organisation] recognises the rights of individuals to equality of opportunity, equality of access and freedom from discrimination. [Insert name of...

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[On headed paper] [Insert date] [Address of tenderer] Dear [Insert contact name ] [Request for proposal OR Invitation to tender] for: [insert project name] [Insert name...

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[Insert date] [Address of tenderer] Dear [insert contact name] [Invitation to tender OR Request for proposal] for: [insert project name] Thank you for your participation...

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General Date of meeting[Insert date] Chair/lead[Insert name] Persons in attendance[Insert names of persons attending] Objectives Objectives of the meeting: • identify all...

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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 that demonstrate...

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Assessing overall business needs Planning and allocating in-house legal resource needs to include considering the organisation's strategy and business plans. It is useful...

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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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This Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different types of privilege, including legal advice...

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