Knowledge Enrichment for LPO Employees

The LPO industry thrives on novelty, constant learning and development. A lot of prominence is laid on the fact that employees are regularly updated with information as well as required skills. This industry is providing a great career opportunity to the young budding talented Indian lawyers. However, the young aspirants fail to procure a license into this industry because of the lack of basic knowledge about the western legal system. LPO work involves a specific class of knowledge, focus on analytical skills, with a prescribed amount of ethical and professional concern. It is however needs to be noted that legal outsourcing is very sophisticated.

Legal services outsourced are not generic and do not work in a mechanized manner as how the other outsourced industry works. This industry need a lot of analytical thinking by the employees and the employees must be aware of the latest laws, rules and regulations of the western legal system.

The learning process for the employees in this domain is always a continuous process. Everyday the employees would explore something new. In India, lawyers are equipped with a full-fledged five-year law degree. With this degree in law if a well-executed training on the western laws are provided to these talented lawyers there would be no hurdle to grab the license to discover the industry.

There are plenty of legal research tools available on the internet these days. It is understood that the best tools are the Lexis Nexis and the West Law. Though both the tools are paid resources, they have the accurate result for any legal search. The data they have are huge and they provide the researchers with plenty of options like shepardizing a case to avoid negative result. With Lexis Nexis and West Law, there are numerous free databases available for legal research. To name a few, Gallagher Law Library provides with variety of legal information pertaining to the US Laws, opinions, latest bills passed etc. This law library is maintained by the Univeristy of Washington. One can visit the following link for more materials on US laws http://lib.law.washington.edu/research/research.html

There is also this very interesting website named “Public Data Library” which is supposed to be one of the world’s largest free online law libraries. One can visit the following link for more information. http://www.plol.org/Pages/Search.aspx.

Many find it difficult to get the exact meaning to a legal term. Two of these best free websites namely “Law Explanations. Com” and “LAW. COM” provides the best and exact legal meaning to any search legal term. One can visit the respective links for more information http://www.legal-explanations.com/definitions/letter-n.htm and http://dictionary.law.com/

To conclude, the mentioned sites are just few research tools. There are abundant such tools available in the internet for LPO employees to perform their legal research and for any legal research “Google” can be considered as a savior!