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June 12


Lack of Supplier Diversity Could Be Costing Company Contracts


Next month we will be hosting another webinar, also spearheaded by members Adrienne Fox and Milly Parekh, Profiles in Diversity. Save the date: 17 July!

Don't forget about our Diversity & Inclusion videos that sprung from our webinar “How to Increase Diverse Spend in the Legal Category.”  (Members can watch the replay on demand here.)  Watch to see how Joel Stern answers the questions: What can clients do to increase diverse legal spend? What are the three things your organization recommends to make an impact?


June 5

It's here! Our 2019 Buying Legal® Market Intelligence Report drops TODAY!

This is the analysis of the survey you participated in last quarter. Thank you to all who took the time. Your participation allowed us to examine the latest trends in legal procurement, focusing on purchasing decisions, cost control, tools, and analyses. The report is the most comprehensive market overview, published by the international trade organization for legal procurement professionals.

May 29

What can clients do to increase diverse legal spend?

Would you like to know what the experts say on which actionable steps procurement can take now to increase diverse legal spend?

We've got answers! 

May 22


2019 Legal Procurement Awards - CALL TO PARTICIPATE!

It's time to share your proudest and most impressive accomplishments with the 2019 LEGAL PROCUREMENT AWARDS!

May 15


Strategic category planning for the 2nd quarter


As we round out the second quarter of the year, now is an important time to "sit down with strategic partner firms to make sure spend numbers align, AFAs are working properly, invoice issues are getting resolved and quality of performance meets expectations," says legal procurement expert Megan McClintock. 

May 07


Learning strategies from peers around the world


Learning from peers around the world is one of the best ways to find out how others are exceeding in this ever advancing field of legal procurement. That's why the Buying Legal®Council has conferences worldwide.

Apr 24


How do you know if you're “getting what you paid for” from outside counsel?

How do you really know if you’re getting what law firms or legal service providers promised to deliver? 
Apr 17


Technologies to efficiently, effectively and economically manage legal matters.

Desire does not equal ability. All of us ( I think I can say here) desire cost-savings and reduced legal fees but the path to get there is not always clear. 

Apr 02


Should you set up a legal panel?

A legal panel can help you optimize your services and get the best value for your legal spend while affording you the opportunity to collaborate with external lawyers for a unique learning experience.


Mar 13


Do you ever wish there was a legal procurement guru who could answer all your questions?


Do you ever wish there was a legal procurement guru who could answer all your questions? Or a library where you could go to get answers to every conundrum? 

There is! It's the Knowledge Bank on the BLC site!


Mar 6


How to sharpen your legal buying skills.


The heart of our 2019 conferences is equipping you with the information you need to make better buying decisions. We've assembled some of the best industry leaders/experts to provide realtime strategies to meet you where you are and advise on future predictions.


Feb 26


Why a BLC conferences may be the most important conference you attend this year. 

We know there are many conferences available to you, but allow us a moment to clarify why Buying Legal conferences stand apart. 

Feb 19

The RULES -- An Introduction to Law Firm Economics

Last Wednesday we welcomed Tim Corcoran, who specializes in guiding law firms and law departments leaders through the profitable disruption of outdated business models, to present for our Best Practice Webinar.


Feb 12

How law firms and law departments can foster change

Have you taken the survey yet?

Please do it ASAP, it only takes a couple minutes and helps advance the field of Legal Procurement. 

Feb 5


2019 brings more opportunities for growth, for transforming old processes, for information on the latest thinking and practices,  for untapping your potential, and opportunities to collaborate and share best practices.


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