We offer outsourced legal procurement solutions and consulting on all legal spend management issues including panel tenders, eBilling & ELM implementations, and ongoing contract and performance management.
We have created a legal procurement centre of excellence in the North East of England, where we are uniquely placed to deliver quality of service at a regional cost.
Our team has managed in excess of £4B in legal spend globally. We deliver quantifiable and sustainable savings.
We understand the need for immediate results as well as long term sustainable savings.
We have offices in Essex and Newcastle, and service clients on a global basis from these centres. We are committed to training and development of procurement and legal operations professionals.
Our executive team
Stacey Coote, Partner
Stacey is a fully-qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply with more than two decade’s purchasing experience – the last seven years at senior level. He is a former UK CEO of a global legal and IP Solutions company, director of legal operations at a leading international insurance organisation, and global head of legal procurement at one of the UK's leading banks. He has also worked for a leading global professional services company, a multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company and also central government.
Stacey has managed businesses in the UK, USA, Singapore, Australia and Poland. He has set up and managed three procurement centres of excellence, as well as overseeing the development and roll-out of complex e-procurement and billing software solutions, delivering well over US$250m in measurable cost savings to clients.
Since 2001 Stacey has specialised in legal procurement. He is a co-founder and partner at Coote O’Grady.
Caroline O’Grady, Partner
Caroline is a partner at Coote O’Grady. She is a qualified UK Solicitor and PRINCE II project management practitioner with an extensive background in law firm relationship and legal spend management. Her previous clients include large banks, insurers, health care providers, and pharmaceutical companies.
LEGAL SPEND MANAGEMENT PROJECTS:
Whilst Caroline has worked in various sectors, the depth of her expertise lies in the Insurance sector and claims litigation management, which spans all lines of business including financial lines, specialty lines and casualty & motor. She is proficient at working with the claims teams and management, bringing together her experience as a Financial Lines lawyer and claims manager, with litigation management.
CLAIMS LITIGATION MANAGEMENT PROJECTS: