Growth over four years in the number of offshore legal service companies in India

In 2005 there were approximately twenty offshore legal-service providers, according to David Galbenski, Unbound: How Entrepreneurship is Dramatically Transforming Legal Services Today (2009) at 138. “Two years later, in the spring of 2007, there were sixty legal-service companies ready to perform legal outsourcing work. Today, there are over one hundred providers” (See my post of Oct. 25 2009: questions an estimate of $4 billion for the industry.).

Later, the book explains that the National Association of Legal Outsourcing Companies held its first meeting in July 2007 for its 33 Indian LPO founders (at 158). The author describes the nascent group’s background and adds that “over fifty companies have since joined.” I found no website for the organization. A shakeout has probably stopped its growth and indeed thinned the herd, so perhaps the Association has withered.

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