Legal outsourcing has made mainstream and legal media news for years. After blogging on legal process outsourcing (LPO) articles regularly I stopped because there were so many. Two articles in the Times Online today, however, caught my eye. A major multi-national has gone public about legal process outsourcing to slash its legal spend by 20%. 

Rio Tinto’s legal switch puts pressure on London by Alex Spence reports on the fact. Rio Tinto deal heralds huge changes by well-known commentator and author Richard Susskind discusses the ramifications.

Spence reports that “Rio Tinto has hired a team of lawyers in India to try to reduce its annual