Friday, February 13, 2009

Press Release: Legal Circle appoints industry veterans to further solidify its presence in the LPO space

New Delhi, 9th February, 2009 - Legal Circle, a leading legal process outsourcing organization, today announced the appointment of Kenneth Gunning, US Attorney as Vice President – Operations, Legal Circle and Edward Turner as the Director, U.S Operations for Legal Circle.

This is a part of well thought out expansion plans in its operations while announcing the strategic appointments of industry veterans to provide further impetus to its growth plans.

Kenneth is a US attorney and a pioneer in the litigation support industry, brings with him extensive experience in all aspects of the litigation vertical including electronic discovery, document review and information management. While Edward, a retired Senior Partner with Shearman and Sterling’s Asian practice, has a wealth of experience in the field of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, project development and project finance in Asian markets. He would be combining his previous experiences in the industry at various top positions for furthering LegalCircle’s business interests in U.S market which has huge potential for the legal industry.

In Legal Circle, Kenneth will be responsible for management and quality control of Document Review Services of the company for its clients while Edward in his role will leverage his extensive experience and focus on consolidating and growing the company’s outsourcing client-base. He will bring to the company vast experience as a consultative business development executive with strong relationships at major corporations and law firms.

With their combined wealth of experience, both Kenneth and Edward will be instrumental in strengthening the company’s leadership across globe.

This strategic appointments are part of company’s strategy in expanding its operations in the US market as well as bringing the quality excellence in Document review services.

Elaborating on the strategic announcement, FM Legal Circle Services CEO, Mr Soumitro Chatterjee, said: ‘‘The Appointment of Kenneth & Edward comes well in time & marks a significant step for Legal Circle, as the company expands its presence & reinforces its commitment to provide the clients with best-in-class legal outsource processing solutions. I’m looking forward to work with them to ensure that Legal Circle maximizes its potential to deliver exceptional value to its global client base’’

LegalCircle is promoted by India’s most respected and largest law firm, FoxMandal Little, and has huge expansion plans in 2009.and is well committed to offer best of services to the clients. who wishes to shift their business focus from onshore to offshore legal outsourcing.

Kenneth spent the last three years performing and supervising document reviews with the nations leading law firms, including: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom ,Kirkland & Ellis; Shearman & Sterling; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Latham & Watkins; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; and Boies, Schiller & Flexner while Mr. Turner has recently been ranked as a leading lawyer in HongKong – AsiaLaw 2005-06 as well as a leading individual in International’s Who’sWho of Business Lawyers – 2006 apart from many other professional recognitions and awards.

About Legal Circle

Legal Circle is a subsidiary firm of Fox Mandal which has been extensively doing the Legal Process Outsourcing work for the major global and Indian clients.

Legal circle offers its clients; end to end legal services like Legal research, Legal Drafting, Patent Services, Litigation Support, Document review etc. It possesses highly skilled team of Indian,US attorneys and engineers, who are providing “end to end” solutions with their expertise, across a large spectrum of intellectual property support services for multinational corporates, law departments and international law firms. Legal Circle also specialized in 'Client Management System' (CMS) which constantly helps to monitor the daily progress of each projects undertaken and meet strict target deadlines. For further information visit: