The Buying Legal Council, the international trade organization for legal procurement, announced on Wednesday evening the winners of the 2018 Legal Procurement Awards at the North America Legal Procurement conference. Onit is excited about our joint win with Jaguar Land Rover, who is also an Onit client. The award citation reads as follows:
“Jaguar Land Rover North America’s technology ‘makeover’ enabled the legal department to spend less time on tasks associated with reviewing and processing invoices, save money on legal fees by better managing outside counsel billing practices and rates, create a one-stop shop for all matter information and updates, maintain a document repository for all executed contracts, resolutions, and important documents, and gain visibility into all areas of reporting for all types of litigation and outside counsel spend.”
The Buying Legal Council Legal Procurement Awards showcase the advances in legal procurement and legal procurement best practices. They honor those who are at the forefront of new developments and inspire others. The goal is to identify and acknowledge the best industry initiatives in five areas of legal procurement, including Innovation, Collaboration, Teamwork, Best Use of Technology and Process Improvement.
Legal procurement professionals from any industry and country can participate by submitting a detailed description of their project which includes the following – project goals, strategy and implementation, results from the project, a discussion of the budget and the project’s return on investment. Submissions for the awards were entered in a blind peer-review. All decisions were made unanimous among the judges, all of them legal procurement professionals.