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How To Manage Your Legal Spend. 

As in-house counsel adapt to globalization and to a constrained economic climate, they are increasingly faced with the challenges of cost rationalization and control of expenditure, particularly in terms of legal fees notably incurred in litigation management.  Considering those needs, Legal Suite has developed an innovative E-Billing application for Legal Departments. After being showcased at the ACC 2014 Annual Meeting in New Orleans the E-Billing module was officially released in February, 2015. For for more information, please do not hesitate to contact us. In the meantime, please read below to learn more about our latest and greatest module, E-Billing, fully compliant with the International Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standard. Many more benefits to be discovered!

Legal billing software is fundamental when it comes to managing budgets and optimizing the workflow of everyday transactions in a legal environment. The E-Billing solution by Legal Suite is an electronic billing module that is fully compliant with the international Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standard (LEDES). E-Billing installs billing traceability from the moment an invoice is issued up until it is paid. The module automates the billing control process detecting and making sure you promptly recieve notifications of errors, adjustments, and more. The module directly allocates related costs to each case, making it possible to prepare personalized budget reports in a few clicks, and to precisely track all costs in real time, globally or broken down by case.

In addition to cost control, this E-Billing solution is a tool for measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of external counsel. The module rationalizes spending by concentrating on the best return on investment and redirects resources toward higher added value in lieu of your legal spend goals.

To summarize, here are a few highlights of Legal Suite’s E-Billing module:

- Invoice projects according to fees, applied discounts, and proper currency
- Automate and track validation procedures
- Adjust fees billed to the legal department at any moment
- Monitor the entire lifecycle of an invoice from the issue up to its payment
- Obtain key performance indicators on the quality of billings and savings
- Real time monitoring of your legal expenditure  

The E-Billing application is natively associated with Legal Suite's Open Law Collaborative Portal. This Portal allows for outsourced legal professionals and firms to upload invoices directly in a secure environment. This benefit expedites requests and simplifies the entire internal and external legal billing process, ensuring exchange traceability and allowing in-house and outside counsel to work together to track all matter information within.

Precise, dynamic and efficient, this module demonstrates the commitment and expertise of Legal Suite in the support of legal risk management, optimizing control on expenses as well as legal professional's precious time. The E -Billing Module provides an automated and secure solution for controlling your legal spend.
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CEO and Funder of Legal Suite Patrick Deleau interviewed by The Metropolitain Corporate Counsel on how legal software can help leverage your company's in-house counsel services. Read more:
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