There is some consolidation happening in the legaltech/new law space. US eDiscovery and legal services business Consilio has agreed to acquire flexible legal services firm Lawyers on Demand (LOD) and legaltech consultancy SYKE in a major expansion of its enterprise legal services (ELS) business.

LOD was the first provider of freelance lawyers to companies and law firms when it was founded in 2007, a model that has since been widely copied.

Since then the company has grown to more than 4,500 lawyers, legal engineers, legal ops consultants, paralegals and risk and compliance professionals providing on-demand services for clients including 27 members of the FTSE 100.


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