Internationally a debate is ongoing – what is the best way to spend legal budget? Does it involve technology, technology law and if so, what are the risks? Does it involve outsourcing or engaging alternative legal services?

Alternative legal services are legal services that are not offered by professionals in good standing with the professional body. What are the risks of contracting with these organisations or individuals and does it really justify the saving?

So, is your legal spend a revenue generating expense? Why is this important?