PwC Legal services director Anne-Marie Botha stated: “We are launching this now because we feel the legal services landscape has altered. Workers are demanding more versatility, talent pools are shifting and technologies are disrupting companies. What this means is our clients must find adaptable workforce solutions.
This news uses PwC recruited Radiant Law partners Andrew Giverin and Jason McQuillen this April to help develop the New Law offering. Giverin and McQuillen were co-founders of Radiant, a fixed-fee firm that concentrates on technology, outsourcing and managing large-scale contract review.
The service will initially concentrate on supplying financial services, regulation, corporate, commercial, data protection and entity governance advice.
The brand new service, dubbed Flexible Legal Sources, can help clients with their staffing needs by supplying temporary lawyers for in-house teams during abnormal spikes in workload.
“Balance this by having an ever-growing regulatory atmosphere and pressure to provide more at a lower price, the contingent workforce is definitely an attractive option. It enables clients to ramp their legal teams up and lower based on altering business demand, provides them use of a wealthy talent pool, but nonetheless enables these to drive efficiencies in overheads.”