Legal resourcing: a flexible extension for the 21st century
Legal resourcing is growing in popularity and is a flexible model that offers organisations top legal expertise accessible by the hour, day, or even week.
Whether you’re a global company needing cover for maternity leave, or a startup that wants to access to corporate style backup on an ad hoc basis, legal resourcing is a hassle free way to get the legal support you need without having to invest in a full-time employee or team.
Expert support that suits your business
Companies that offer legal resourcing, will have a range of expert lawyers and legal professionals who are on hand to help with short or long term projects on either a full-time basis or just for a few hours.
Whilst many were wary of this model at first, it actually offers the ideal solution for both businesses and lawyers. Lawyers are able to have a more flexible lifestyle and work on a wide range of projects, whilst businesses get the legal support they need to thrive without the overheads of an in-house legal team.
Interim lawyers will be able to hit the ground running to deliver exactly the skills needed, where, when and for as long as they are needed.
Investing in legal resourcing
When choosing a firm which offers legal resourcing, you should ensure they employ lawyers with proven track records, who will be able come into your business ready to pick up projects, work and team management straight away.
You should also have a discussion to ensure they have the right legal, technical and business skills to match the needs of your business. You may need the assistance of a few lawyers depending on the scale off assistance you need and how specialist some of the projects are. Outsourcing legal support can provide specialist legal knowledge and the support needed to really drive a business forward.