Gartner Research

Making the Most of Legal Department Budget: An Analysis of Cost-Effective Legal Departments

Published: 19 March 2019

ID: G00707659

Analyst(s): Legal and Compliance Research Team


This research highlights the strategies leading legal departments adopt to maximize cost efficiency. General counsel can use this resource as a benchmark when they budget and develop their strategic plans for 2019 and beyond.

Table Of Contents

Increasing In-House Capabilities

Standardize Legal Work

Enable Nonlawyer Staff to Own Routine, Low-Risk Work

Invest in Legal Operations

Staff Training and Development

Reducing Outside Counsel Spend

Law Firm Consolidation

Adopting Alternative Legal Service Providers


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