Legal Process Outsourcing - Global-wide
Integreon continues to be widely regarded as the standard bearer for legal process outsourcing services. The provider's primary clients are major law firms as well as companies in the pharmaceuticals, technology, energy and financial services industries. The team offers a broad range of services, covering discovery, M&A due diligence, document review and contract drafting, including for IP and procurement. Integreon operates from 23 service centres across the world, including 13 US locations, the UK, Japan, India, China, Singapore, Philippines and South Africa, with more than 2,200 staff between them.
Pangea3 is well established as a major player in the LPO market and frequently works for Fortune 1000 companies and the world's leading law firms. It divides its services into four distinct lines: litigation services including discovery; corporate transactional services; risk and compliance management; and IP solutions, including patent research. The provider is headquartered in both New York and Mumbai, with further offices in locations such as Dallas, Texas and Delhi, allowing for both offshore and nearshore capability across multiple time zones. It has been owned by Thomson Reuters since 2010.
QuisLex is highly regarded by market commentators and peers for its experience and expertise in litigation and corporate work, including M&A due diligence and discovery services. The provider's typical clients are international law firms, including major British and US law firms, in addition to multinational corporations in the technology and financial services industries. QuisLex is headquartered in New York, with a Chicago delivery centre capable of providing nearshore services and work in a range of languages, whilst the provider's larger operation in Hyderabad offers offshore coverage and capacity for larger projects.
UnitedLex is recognised for its strength in a diverse array of litigation and discovery support services, including data collection and hosting, staffing and managed document review. The provider also offers contract services, including drafting and review, advisory services and IP support on matters like patent litigation. It is further noted for its focus on technology as part of its services, including propriety software for IP matters and contract management. It is based in Kansas, with six further locations in the USA and one each in Israel, the UK and India.
American Discovery is recognised for its strength in litigation support, document review, discovery consulting in contentious cases, and oil and gas title opinion drafting. It is primarily geared towards the US market and staffed entirely with US-qualified attorneys, offering legal research services across all 50 states. Alongside English language services, the provider offers capability in a number of languages, including Spanish, Korean, Cantonese, German, French, Mandarin and Japanese. It has headquarters in both California and the Philippines.
This Washington, DC-based provider offers services including litigation support, risk assessment and contract management to clients, with a particular concentration on companies in the financial services sector. Recent clients include McAfee, which it assisted in relation to a number of IP litigation matters. Alongside its headquarters in Washington DC, Clutch has operations in London, Chicago, New York and Bangalore.
CPA Global Limited specialises in a broad range of IP outsourcing matters, including risk management, patents and trade marks. The provider is recognised by market commentators for its ability to handle sophisticated IP matters, including helping to develop and manage patent and trade mark portfolios as well as assisting in contentious matters. In addition to IP-related work, it also offers clients and law firms general legal outsourcing including document review, contract management and M&A support. It is headquartered in St Helier in Jersey, and also has five offices in the USA, as well as two each in Sweden, China, India and Germany, one each in the UK, France, South Korea and Australia, and a representative office in Japan.
Sri Lanka-based Legalbase continues to focus on its core service lines in commercial, corporate and IP outsourcing for a range of clients, including several well-known consumer brands. Recent work includes handling large anti-counterfeiting and copyright matters for Red Bull and Swarovski, for which Legalbase identified online trade mark infringements. Further IP mandates include work for Victoria's Secret and Dilmah. It also handles document review, litigation support and due diligence matters for multinational companies and financial institutions.
This provider offers corporations and law firms capability in litigation support, including managed document review, corporate support including M&A support, contract and compliance matters and legal publishing. The provider also offers document review services in a number of European and Asian languages, including Dutch, French, Spanish, Korean and Japanese. Mindcrest is based in Chicago and has several other US locations as well as a large presence in Pune, India.
SmithDehn India, formerly SDD Global Solutions PVT, is a legal outsourcing provider based in Mysore, India and managed by US law firm SmithDehn LLP. It maintains a close relationship with its parent law firm but remains a separate entity which is free to work with a variety of major law firms and corporations without conflict. It offers expertise in commercial transaction support, including support during negotiations, assistance in litigation including document review and a number of trade mark and IP-related services and trade mark search reporting.