Controlling legal costs for SMEs

Controlling Legal Costs for SMEs is a significant issue that most of the SME firms are facing. Reducing these kind of non – value added expenses is a real challenge to them. Wherever we are living or doing business, it is very important to have a basic knowledge of the legal aspects of the region. In business point of view controlling legal costs are very much related to its profitability since the companies are paying too much Legal fees every year.

How to Control Legal costs?

Normally in big companies, they will be having their own legal division to handle the legal issues of the company, but in SMEs they have limited options for controlling Legal costs since the revenue and the resources are fewer but there are some simple methods that can be implemented by SMEs to handle these issues.

Find the Right Attorney

It is very important that you are choosing the right attorney to handle your case, like other professionals Lawyers also should be specialized. A specialist may be asking for higher fee, but the time he will spend on your case will be comparatively less which will result overall cost reduction.

Collect and organize as much data as possible

Before consulting with the attorney you have to make sure all the important data are collected and organized, this will reduce the time needed by the lawyer to investigate the case that will ultimately result in reducing Legal fees.Training Associates
Certain large Law firms may be appoint some new or in experienced person to represent your company at a lower billing rate, but as per experts you have to get an experienced person, he may be able to finish the case in three or four time lesser than the in experienced person that will also help the companies legal expenses go lesser.

How to handle the issues

How to handle legal expense is a big question in front of every small enterprise, so you can avail advice from your management consultants, Emirates Chartered Accountants Group Dubai handles all these issues for their clients. Send us a mail at info@emiratesca.com and we shall be happy to answer you at the earliest.

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