Recent Posts
« 6 cloud considerations for health orgs | Main | Outsourcing in Ireland »
Thursday
Aug022012

Allen & Overy - Onshoring over offshoring - "We weren't going to take any risks with quality"

Last year magic circle law firm Allen and Overy announced that they were to open an office in Belfast to handle back office functions. They hope to save 10 million over 5 years with the move. 

Allen and Overy's managing partner Wim Dejonghe told the Lawyer magazine that cost savings were not the only consideration in the decision to move.

"If the costs were the driver then we could have done something else, but we never wanted to compromise on quality," he said.

"It's one of the reasons we went for onshoring not offshoring and why we're launching as an A&O office. We weren't going to take any risks with quality.

Full story here on the BBC

 

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

References (178)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>