The case for procurement in law firms - Supply Management

The case for procurement in law firms

Rebecca Ellinor Tyler is former editor of Supply Management
7 October 2016

More legal firms recognise that professional procurement departments can help lawyers focus on what they do best...

When a court gives you a deadline to deliver papers in time that order is like a guillotine – an absolute cut off. Any delay can mean a sanction for a breach, regardless of whether the infraction is by a minute or a whole year. Consequently, law firms rely heavily on key suppliers, such as couriers, putting service delivery firmly above price.

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