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.

Get started
Annual savings potential:


Scroll down to see how using Apperio could bring increased value and savings to your business over the next three years.

View full results below

Before we start, please fill in the form below to receive a copy of your results.
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?
Question 3/3
Please rank the following in terms of your legal department’s priorities. Most important on top.
Drag and drop to move.
  • 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

View full results below

Law firm management


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


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


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


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


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
You can download a pdf copy of your results.