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Solicitor from UK moots outsourcing legal work to India

posted Dec 8, 2013, 6:39 PM by FLE Learning

Chandigarh, 28th August 2007: Carrying the slogan of ‘Collaboration and Not Competition’, FLE Legal Education along with a delegation of Murria Solicitors, organised a seminar at the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana, Sector 37, today. The seminar discussed emerging topics of ‘Future of Legal Outsourcing in India’ and ‘Commercial Immigration and Globalisation’.

Murria Solicitors is one of the oldest Asian law firms in UK with a practice of 18 years. Rakesh Gupta (vice-chairman, Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana) was the guest of honour on the occasion.

Appreciating the caliber of Indian, especially Punjab-based advocates, Makhan Singh, Solicitor of England and Wales and Foundation partner of solicitors, said ‘‘Indian advocates, especially the ones from northern

India have immense potential. We want to outsource their legal intelligence to the western countries, which will not only offer handsome job offers to them, but even the western countries will be benefited by their expertise.’’ Singh further discussed the changing scenario of legal practice and globalisation of the law firms.

He pointed out that Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) has high growth potential and can fetch 79,000 jobs in India by 2015.

On the other hand, Hari Sangha, partner, Murria Solicitors and Part time -UK Immigration Tribunal Judge discussed about the capital flow through immigration and its advantages to both the countries.