A&O set to expand flexible lawyer service across Europe and the US following Amsterdam pilot

Magic circle firm eyes further global expansion of contract lawyer service Peerpoint

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Allen & Overy (A&O) is planning further expansion of its flexible lawyer scheme Peerpoint following a successful pilot in the Netherlands, with continental Europe and the US pinpointed as key targets.

The Amsterdam pilot, which began in September last year with nine lawyers, has now grown to a headcount of 20, and the firm is considering whether to make it permanent.

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