the international trade organization for legal procurement

best practices for buying legal services and legal technology

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ICYMI: The 2021 Legal Procurement Awards

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NEW CHECKLIST: LEGAL SPEND MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT

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2021 MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT LEGAL SERVICES

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benefit from the largest knowledge base of best practice on buying legal services and legal technology:

1800+ minutes of video learning materials

40+ "Cheat Sheets" and Checklists on legal procurement best practices

250+ conference decks, primers, and templates

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The BUYING LEGAL® COUNCIL is the international trade organization for professionals tasked with SOURCING LEGAL SERVICES and MANAGING LEGAL SERVICE SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIPS. 

We support professionals tasked with sourcing legal services and managing legal services supplier relationships through advocacy, networking, education, research, and information. More...

who we are
  • We are the one-stop shop for legal procurement best practices
  • We provide all onboarding and continued education for buyers of legal services and legal technology
  • We are the voice of the profession and promote the interests of legal procurement professionals and buyers of legal services and legal technology
  • We support legal procurement and operations professionals through education, research, and information dissemination.
  • We advocate for the professionals and promote the value of legal procurement.
  • We keep members on top of legal market trends and legal procurement best practices.


our goals
  • Develop and deliver programs and products/services that provide high quality education to legal procurement professionals

  • Increase the visibility and credibility of legal procurement professionals and the Buying Legal© Council through effective partnering and communications with stakeholders in the legal profession

  • Improve communications between members

  • Recruit and retain members who are actively engaged in the procurement of legal service



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