After a successful trial, LOD has launched a new product for its law firm clients, Secondment Solutions. This new offering allows law firms to use LOD lawyers to fulfil client secondment needs. No other New Law provider currently provides this type of service.
“Our law firm clients are able to access top quality LOD lawyers to fulfil their clients’ secondment requests. The law firm gets to maintain and strengthen their client relationships whilst keeping their teams fully resourced,” comments LOD Co-Founder, Jonathan Brenner. “Law firms can either use their own alumni, existing LOD lawyers or a combination of the two. This is a creative and significantly more cost-effective solution than that used traditionally.”
LOD has seen a growing demand for this type of solution in the past few years as clients continue to push for more and more secondees from their panel firms. Brenner adds, “our law firm clients have been impressed by the calibre of lawyer that we have provided, often more experienced and trained in the relevant sector than their own secondees. Their clients end up with a much better solution, compared to the constant churn of junior lawyers from other firms.”
“Our clients are delighted with the results and we have further cemented ourselves in that client relationship as a consequence, particularly as the LOD lawyer concerned was one of our alumni.” comments a senior Partner at DLA, who have now used the product for a number of assignments.
“We have certainly identified the need for this service – we’re working with three top 20 firms and have a number of Secondment Solutions assignments on the go already. Looking for ways in which we can drive change in the industry and improve the way in which we all work is still at the forefront of what we do,” comments LOD Co-Founder, Simon Harper. “It’s been 10 years since we launched LOD and the concept of working differently and in better ways is as important as ever.”