There is a new approach to buying legal services and the new way forward is the mission

of the Buying Legal® Council.

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Celebrate the 2019 Legal Procurement Award winners with us:

2019 Award Winner Process Improvement: Pearson plc

Runner-Up: Coote O'Grady

2019 Award Winner Collaboration & Teamwork: NetApp

Runner-Up: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

2019 Award Winner Pricing: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

2019 Award Winner Diversity & Inclusion: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Click here to learn more about their award winning legal procurement projects.

Buying Legal® Market Intelligence Report Legal Services

Get the most comprehensive market overview. Our Market Intelligence Report provides insights into the legal category, helping you identify key sourcing opportunities, spend dynamics, and procurement best practices for legal services. Click here for more information

Diversity: What can you do to increase diverse legal spend?

We asked several Diversity & Inclusion organizations.

Hear their answers. Click here

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 voice of the profession and promote the interests of legal procurement professionals and buyers of legal, alternative and ancillary legal services.

  • We serve as a catalyst in bringing together specialists from all industries and geographies buying legal services.

  • We support legal procurement and operations professionals through advocacy, networking, 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 networking, 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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Access our members-only resources and tools such as Cheat Sheets, Primers, Videos, Templates, Webinars, and much more to enhance your legal procurement practice.