29K legal jobs to migrate to India by 2008

Though India had earned over $6.7 bln in US-based outsourcing services such as software and call centres till march 2005, the field of legal outsourcing was largely untapped, says Forrester Research. Legal field is poised to increase dramatically from about $80 mln annually to approximately $4 bln, with jobs growing to 29,000 in 2008, 35,000 by 2010, and 79,000 by 2015. At present the number of jobs in legal outsourcing in India stood less than 12,000.