Second Annual IICJ Global In-house Counsel Survey Report 2010
This report is based on a survey undertaken by the International In-house Counsel Journal during September and October 2009.
Find out how the international in house counsel community manage their external and internal legal requirements in a changed economic environment.
Each year the IICJ undertakes a survey of in-house counsel selected from it's data base of over 40,000 in-house counsel worldwide. The respondents typically represent in-house legal teams from companies operating in over 60 countries.
The report provides valuable insights into how in-house teams will deliver legal services to their business over the next 12 months. Key indicators reveal the level of work to be retained in-house against work to be outsourced or passed into the hands of legal firms. The report is highly regarded by in-house counsel and private practice lawyers with a keen interest in how legal services will be delivered in the coming year and beyond.
Profile of Participating Companies in the 2010 Report
- Combined annual revenues of over $500 billion
- Participants representing over 3000 in house lawyers in over 60 countries worldwide
- Combined Legal spend annually estimated at over $1bn
- Legal teams ranging from 1-5 lawyers up to 250+ lawyers:
Who has been surveyed?
How companies manage their legal departments
Has the recession affected the volume of legal work undertaken externally versus internally?
Has the Recession impacted on the pricing of legal work?
How has the use and the approach of external law firms been influenced by the recession
How the work is divided between in-house and external counsel
Who makes the decisions and how often do they decide to engage a law firm?
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