General counsels' reasons for choosing smaller law firms worldwide 2017

This statistic depicts the leading reasons to choose smaller law firms for the majority of outsourced legal matters according to general counsels and senior lawyers worldwide in 2017. During the survey, 63 percent of respondents cited better client service as a reason to choose smaller law firms.

Why do you choose smaller firms for the majority of your outsourced legal matters? *

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Release date

January 2018



Survey time period

September and October 2017

Number of respondents

300 respondents

Special properties

general counsels and senior in-house lawyers at companies with annual revenues of over 1 billion dollars.

Supplementary notes

Age of respondents and survey method not stated by the source.
* Small firms are defined as firms with under 500 lawyers

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