the international trade organization for legal procurement

best practice for buying legal services and legal technology


Buying Legal® Council conferences are the place for education and market intelligence on legal procurement. They have a laser-sharp focus on the buying of legal, alternative and ancillary legal services. We combine sharing best practices and learning new skills with cutting-edge industry insights and academic knowledge contribution.

We are working on our exciting new 2020 program. Check back with us shortly! 

Network with the right people.
Get high quality content from experienced buyers of legal services
  • Learn about issues and trends affecting buying legal services
  • Be prepared for tomorrow’s opportunities and tasks
  • Discuss best practices in buying legal services
  • Further develop your professional skills and build knowledge in legal procurement
  • Find solutions to your strategic and operational challenges
  • Meet leaders in the field, network, and make valuable connections
  • Exchange thoughts, experiences and expectations

Learn, network, exchange thoughts and experiences, and open up channels of communication between buyers and sellers of legal services. Your insights gleaned from attending our Conferences and Events will help you buy legal, alternative and ancillary legal services in a better, more sophisticated way. 

By learning from others in our community, you can progress faster than you would on your own. Our conferences will pay for themselves by getting actionable insights to help improve your approach to buying legal services.

Did we mention that our conferences consistently achieve 100% "I would recommend this conference to my peers?"


"I liked the diversity of topics and speakers. It is the best conference to get a 360 degree view of the industry as you have Legal Buying, Law Firms, LPOs, and some LegalTech represented."

“Congratulations on hosting a super successful conference! The agenda, speakers, location and attendees were all top notch. The attendees were super interactive and that made the event more enriching. I did not want the day to end.”

“I loved the conference and would recommend it to anyone working in this category, I particularly loved the variety of discussion and the actionable insights.”

“This conference had it all. I loved the different perspectives of presenters and attendees from legal operations, procurement and law firms.”

"The conference was excellent – in terms of both interesting speakers and networking opportunities." 

“[I liked] Everything: Quality speakers; great networking; excellent venue; great information shared (e.g., survey results).”

"Vielen Dank für die Organisation dieses spannenden Events. Insbesondere die sehr konkreten Projektbeispiele, sowie die Networking Möglichkeiten fand ich sehr hilfreich."

"I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the conference. It was very insightful, well attended and very organized. I learned a lot from my peers and especially from the consultants and procurement/in-house folks."

"The mixture of attendees was the perfect blend of people to discuss both sides of the buying and selling process. I enjoyed the meeting and believe it provided real value to the attendees. I found much of the material presented at the conference quite useful, and I liked the fast pace. The speakers were all very well received." 

"Very relevant and informative event and look forward to the next."

"You put together an excellent event, one of the best I have attended. I heard, listened and learned a lot and have brought it back to London along with your new book." 

"I thought the Buying Legal conference was excellent! Well worth my time to participate. Great speakers, informative content but most of all, a well planned agenda. I was also impressed by the diversity of the attendees, corporate, legal and vendor points-of-view were all represented." 

"Hats off on a very well organized and attended (despite the weather) event. Looking forward to many more." 

For all our conferences: Written requests for registration refunds must be received via e-mail at the date indicated before the respective conference. All conference cancellations received on or before that date will receive a refund less an administrative fee. No refunds will be made after that date (name substitutions only). Refunds are not given for no-shows.