Buying Legal Services

Round-table held on 20th May 2020

About the Round-table

Discussion on broad range of issues related to buying and managing legal services.  Including:

  • Broad issues with managing legal category
  • Different strategies to manage legal category
  • Legal panels
  • Matter-based RFPs
  • Fixed fees / capped fees
  • Relationships and Change management – working with legal

Expert Contributor

The discussion was led by Warwick Walsh, CEO & Founder of Lawcadia, an Australian-based legal tech company that is focused on transparency, workflow and cost management across the legal category. With 15 years experience as a corporate lawyer prior to starting Lawcadia in 2015, Warwick works closely with Lawcadia clients that include Westpac, Ausgrid, MLC Life Insurance, City of Gold Coast, QLD Rail and many other leading organisations across the APAC region.

Useful Resources

 Sacha Kirk, Co-founder at Lawcadia, has provided the following useful links to information and case studies on legal services procurement.

We also discuss the NSW Government Legal Panel during the session. Details at:

Download the NSW Govt Procurement SLA sheet on Legal Services using the Download button to right on this page


Download Presentation Slides
Keywords legal, professional
Category Legal Services, Professional Services
Topic / Interest Category Management Strategy, Stakeholder management
Type Virtual Round-table Recording
Role N/A
Date Entered 20/05/2020