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Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 2228041
  • Report
  • April 2021
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • American Discovery
  • CPA Global Limited
  • Infosys BPM Ltd.
  • Lex Outsourcing
  • QuisLex
  • UnitedLex Corporation
  • MORE
Global Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) Market to Reach $15.7 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) estimated at US$4.7 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$15.7 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 18.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Patent Support, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 22.4% CAGR and reach US$6 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the E-Discovery segment is readjusted to a revised 16.5% CAGR for the next 7-year period.



The U.S. Market is Estimated at $1.4 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 18.3% CAGR

The Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) market in the U.S. is estimated at US$1.4 Billion in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$2.7 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 18.3% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 17.3% and 15.6% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 12.7% CAGR.

Litigation Support Segment to Record 19.5% CAGR

In the global Litigation Support segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 19.5% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$645.7 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$2.2 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$1.8 Billion by the year 2027.

Select Competitors (Total 57 Featured):
  • American Discovery
  • Amstar Litigation Support
  • Cobra Legal Solutions, LLC
  • CPA Global Limited
  • Elevate Services Inc.
  • Infosys BPM Ltd.
  • Integreon, Inc.
  • Lex Outsourcing
  • Mindcrest, Inc.
  • QuisLex
  • SmithDehn India
  • Thomson Reuters Corporation
  • UnitedLex Corporation
  • Wipro Limited
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • American Discovery
  • CPA Global Limited
  • Infosys BPM Ltd.
  • Lex Outsourcing
  • QuisLex
  • UnitedLex Corporation
  • MORE
I. METHODOLOGY

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • A Prelude
  • Market Drivers
  • Market Challenges
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Current and Future Analysis
  • India: A Potential Laden Market
  • Patent Support Services Garner Larger Pie
  • A Snapshot of Global LPO Industry
  • Major Countries Involved in LPO
  • LPO Industry Flourishes
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
  • American Discovery (USA)
  • Amstar Litigation Support (USA)
  • Cobra Legal Solutions, LLC (USA)
  • CPA Global Limited (UK)
  • Elevate Services Inc. (USA)
  • Evalueserve, Ltd. (Switzerland)
  • Infosys BPM Ltd. (India)
  • Integreon, Inc. (USA)
  • Lex Outsourcing (India)
  • Mindcrest, Inc. (USA)
  • Morae Global Corporation (USA)
  • QuisLex (USA)
  • SmithDehn India (India)
  • Thomson Reuters Corporation (USA)
  • UnitedLex Corporation (USA)
  • Wipro Limited (India)
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • Law Firms Increasingly Adopt Outsourcing Models
  • Larger LPO Pure-Plays to Play a Decisive Role
  • Major Trends in the Global LPO Industry
  • Geographic Perspective
  • Leading Offshore Destinations
  • India - A Key Destination for Offshore Legal Services
  • European Firms Increasingly Opt for LPO
  • China Seeks to Attract LPO Work
  • LPO Services in Philippines to Witness Expansion
  • Mauritius Emerges as New LPO Destination
  • Mauritian Outsourcing Industry
  • Industry Perspective
  • Changes in the Law Industry Transform LPO
  • Legal Administrative and Secretarial Functions Gain Grip
  • Complex Processes Added to Paralegal Outsourcing
  • Integrated Technology Enabled Solutions Revolutionize Contract and Litigation Processes
  • LPO Industry Witnesses Rampant Consolidation Activity
  • Negative Sentiments of US Policymakers Expected to Hurt LPO Industry
  • Legal Process Outsourcing to Restructure Law Practices Globally
  • Onshore Legal Outsourcing Also Popular with Large Companies
  • Hybrid Outsourcing Model Gains Prominence
  • Instability of Host Nation Keeps Law Firms on Thin Ice
  • LPO Hubs to Face Tough Competition from Onshore Rural Outsourcing Zones
  • Can Automation Sound the Death Knell for LPO Market
  • Law Firms Embrace Latest Technologies
  • ElevateNext - A New LPO and Law Firm Partnership Aims to Bring Down Corporate Legal Costs by 50%
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
  • Table 1: World Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 2: World Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 4: World Current & Future Analysis for Patent Support by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 5: World Historic Review for Patent Support by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Patent Support by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 7: World Current & Future Analysis for E-Discovery by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 8: World Historic Review for E-Discovery by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for E-Discovery by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 10: World Current & Future Analysis for Litigation Support by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 11: World Historic Review for Litigation Support by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Litigation Support by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 13: World Current & Future Analysis for Contract Drafting by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 14: World Historic Review for Contract Drafting by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Contract Drafting by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 16: World Current & Future Analysis for Other Service Types by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 17: World Historic Review for Other Service Types by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Service Types by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
III. MARKET ANALYSIS
  • UNITED STATES
  • Table 19: USA Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 20: USA Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 21: USA 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • CANADA
  • Table 22: Canada Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 23: Canada Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 24: Canada 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • JAPAN
  • Table 25: Japan Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 26: Japan Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 27: Japan 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • CHINA
  • Table 28: China Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 29: China Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 30: China 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • EUROPE
  • Table 31: Europe Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 32: Europe Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 33: Europe 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 34: Europe Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 35: Europe Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 36: Europe 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • FRANCE
  • Table 37: France Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 38: France Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 39: France 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • GERMANY
  • Table 40: Germany Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 41: Germany Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 42: Germany 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • ITALY
  • Table 43: Italy Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 44: Italy Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 45: Italy 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Table 46: UK Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 47: UK Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 48: UK 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • REST OF EUROPE
  • Table 49: Rest of Europe Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 50: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 51: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Table 52: Asia-Pacific Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 53: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 54: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • REST OF WORLD
  • Table 55: Rest of World Current & Future Analysis for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 56: Rest of World Historic Review for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 57: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) by Service Type - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Patent Support, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Contract Drafting and Other Service Types for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 57
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  • American Discovery
  • Amstar Litigation Support
  • Cobra Legal Solutions, LLC
  • CPA Global Limited
  • Elevate Services Inc.
  • Infosys BPM Ltd.
  • Integreon, Inc.
  • Lex Outsourcing
  • Mindcrest, Inc.
  • QuisLex
  • SmithDehn India
  • Thomson Reuters Corporation
  • UnitedLex Corporation
  • Wipro Limited
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
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