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Legal Department Spend Survey

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Legal Department Spend Survey 2020

Published September 2020

Legal Department Spend Survey 2020

The art of negotiation: finding the middle ground for law firm fees
The art of negotiation: finding the middle ground for law firm fees

The art of negotiation: finding the middle ground for law firm fees

08 September 2020

LACCA’s latest research into in-house teams’ legal spend shows companies prefer not to pay firms by the hour, but still have to use this fee structure for a significant proportion of the work they hire external counsel for. Against a backdrop of heightened widespread financial uncertainty, how can in-house teams negotiate the best deal with law firms?

Why are companies sidelining cybersecurity?
Why are companies sidelining cybersecurity?

Why are companies sidelining cybersecurity?

08 September 2020

LACCA’s legal spend survey found a large discrepancy between what in-house departments spend on technology and the amount they dedicate to cybersecurity. As companies strive to keep their businesses fully operational during the covid-19 pandemic, investing in cybersecurity is not high up on GCs’ priority lists but with attacks on the rise, should it be?