E-mail content represents the largest volume of content stored by most organisations today. Ineffective e-mail management not only presents problems from a risk management and records management standpoint, but also prevents users from accessing or locating relevant content.
Over the years that the credit crunch has dissipated into a new, more austere reality, firms have increasingly been trying to offer clients more predictable pricing arrangements that still keep them in profit - but this is only one way they may need to respond to the mounting competitive risk new players in the legal market pose.
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David Aird is brand new to legal. He comes across from the FTSE 250-listed strategic outsourcing and energy services giant Mitie. And he entirely understands the note of surprise in the inevitable question – why?
Legal advice is applied knowledge. Lawyers apply their legal knowledge to commercial and contractual agreements and disputes. Specialist knowledge and expertise is what differentiates them from others in the legal services marketplace.