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The legal director of Associated British Ports (ABP) has reviewed the company's outsourcing arrangements and drawn up a list of preferred firms
Work was previously outsourced by individual officials at the 21 ports owned and managed by ABP, a process in line with the company's policy of decentralisation, but this was deemed highly inefficient.
ABP did not have an in-house lawyer until four years before Walsh's arrival from British Airways, where he was legal director, in March 2002, but Walsh was the first to review the outsourcing arrangements.
Walsh said the firms are under constant review and that in a perfect world he would use a single firm for all matters.