Value calculator

Apperio helps in-house legal and finance teams to understand and manage their legal spend.

This calculator demonstrates the potential value and savings over three years from implementing Apperio at your company.

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Question 1/3
Roughly how many core law firms do you regularly work with annually?
Question 2/3
What is your approximate annual legal spend with core law firms?
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Please rank the following in terms of your legal department’s priorities. Most important on top.
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  • Achieving deep cost savings from strategic, long-term change

  • Managing law firms against agreed behaviours and KPIs

  • Managing the cost, scope and progress of large projects

  • Forecasting, budgeting and reporting on spend

  • Improving spend transparency for auditing and regulatory compliance

Annual savings over the next three years

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Law firm management

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Gain valuable insight on how your law firms are performing against agreed KPIs and behaviours with Apperio’s real-time visibility of time entries, aggregated from your law firms’ practice management systems.

  • Drive behavioural change towards more efficient working practices.
  • Set meaningful KPIs that you can monitor regularly and accurately.
  • Ensure you are not being over-charged and improve your trust in law firm billing.
  • Focus on value-based conversations instead of querying invoices.
  • Strengthen your relationships and improve collaboration with outside counsel.

Management of large matters and projects

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Prevent large projects from spiraling out of control with unexpected costs and budget overruns. Apperio helps you consolidate and manage ongoing projects with deep insights.

  • Group related matters from multiple firms using your own reporting structures
  • Manage the ongoing costs, scope and budgets for complex and unpredictable projects, even when billed infrequently.
  • Measure and optimise the ideal proportion of fixed-fee vs hourly-billed matters for each project.
  • Take a proactive management approach to monitor costs and keep projects on track.

Forecasting, budgeting and reporting on spend

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Understand your current and historic legal spend across all law firms by using Apperio to carry out day-to-day forecasting and accurately budget for future expenditure.

  • Remove the perception of legal spend being a ‘black box’ with total oversight of your ongoing and historic costs.
  • Drill down and report consistently on spend by practice area, department, law firm, fee-earner, project, region and more.
  • Take corrective actions where necessary to stay within budgets and prevent unexpected overspend.
  • Create reliable budgets and forecast your future costs with confidence.

Deep cost savings from strategic, long-term change

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Apperio provides the data you need to analyse historic spending patterns and drive long-term cost savings from your legal department.

  • Use accurate, current data to make informed strategic decisions that improve your company’s efficiency.
  • Identify similar recurring matters that could be resourced more efficiently in-house.
  • Analyse typical volumes of work for panel reviews and identify key metrics for monitoring law firm performance.
  • Track the immediate impact of your improvements and iterate on these to achieve long-term cost savings.

Auditing and regulatory compliance

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Apperio helps with regulatory compliance by providing a fully auditable breakdown of your legal spend from all connected law firms.

  • Automated reporting to prove cost transparency and demonstrate value for money to your stakeholders.
  • Reduce human error by ending your reliance on complex spreadsheets collated manually.
  • Show fair allocation of costs between business units, funds and other criteria relevant to your business
  • Have peace of mind that when needed, you will have up-to-date figures for all invoiced and accrued legal spend
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