LONDON – Global law firm Reed Smith has been shortlisted by the Legal Week Innovation Awards in its ‘Future of Legal Services Innovation – Large Private Practice’ category.

Global Solutions is Reed Smith's Leeds-based start-up environment where lawyers, analysts and business services professionals collaborate to improve the speed, flexibility, quality and efficiency of legal services delivery.

Established in 2018, in partnership with leading law company Elevate, the centre provides clients with a fully flexible lawyer offering, with access to a talent pool of over 1,000 experienced lawyers and legal consultants. This also enables Reed Smith to reassign associates to focus on more strategic advisory work for clients.

Global Solutions has a number of specially trained analysts who break down the way that legal services are delivered, and seek efficiencies and improvements. Global Solution’s highly collaborative cross-functional and technology-driven approach utilises Lean Six Sigma methodologies to initiate continuous improvement cycles.