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Legal Project Management

Effective management of legal projects to optimise efficiency through to successful delivery. Applying the principles and rigour of project management to ensure legal teams are supported and focused on client objectives.

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    Shaping the future of project delivery.

    Shaping the future of project delivery.

    Legal Project Management applies the principles, processes and practices of project management to the delivery of legal services to ensure the successful delivery of our client’s projects.

    Why Legal Project Management?

    We have a team of Legal Project Managers who offer strategic and commercial input into the process and will work with you to ensure your projects deliver on time and within budget. We have developed a bespoke methodology over a number of years, encompassing our own experience in major project delivery and also best practice from the sectors in which our clients operate. Our service combines proprietary and other technology solutions offering the optimal mix of people, process and technology.

    How does it work?

    Our Legal Project Management Team will work with you to deliver all types of legal projects. Through implementing our three stage project life-cycle, Engage, Deliver and Close, we manage legal projects more effectively, without compromising quality. We achieve this by managing the scope, budget, risk, resources, stakeholders and communication.

    Each of the three stages of the process is designed to deliver the maximum benefit for you, the client. Ensuring that you gain maximum value from your legal project.

    Engage

    What we do Benefit to you
    Strategic project approach Your projects are aligned to your organisational strategy
    Robust scoping and planning You have a sense of control and anticipation
    Agreeing and setting anticipated timelines and resources You have certainty and control over budget
    Defining roles and responsibilities and lines of communication The whole team knows who to speak to
    Clarifying decision making processes and aligning ways of working No ambiguity and optimum collaboration
    Committing to agreed deliverables You are more likely to be happy with the result
    Communication planning and preferences Reflects whats important to you
    Understanding your risk appetite and identifying key project risks and challenges Sets a framework for mitigation and contingency measures
    Stakeholder management We take everyone on the journey with timely involvement of all parties

    Deliver

    What we do Benefit to you
    Change management Facilitating change using a structured approach
    Status reporting customised to your preferences Awareness of progress, risks and actions
    Communicating team changes or other developments You never have to ask for updates
    Regular reporting on costs by phase against budget You are in control and you know we are too
    Focus on delivery on time and on budget Ensures you are satisfied with the outcome
    Ongoing review throughout of progress against key objectives Continuous improvement is an integral part of the process
    Visibility of the project from beginning to end You have a sense of control and anticipation
    Expertise of a team familiar with market norms Ability to highlight unusual features and specific risks

    Close

    What we do Benefit to you
    Formal closure process Ensures your satisfaction
    Project feedback Identifies lessons learnt and captures best practice
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    How we work with you

    We collaborate with you and your legal team to provide tailored advice, support and management throughout the project lifecycle based on your business priorities and objectives.

    We support our lawyer teams to deliver legal services in the most efficient way by promoting lean and agile ways of working while maintaining focus on your objectives and deliverables. We offer three flexible levels of service: Advise, Support and Manage.

    We understand that each project is different and our approach varies depending on the size, scale, impact and the risk associated with the project. We can assist with all aspects of the project lifecycle or with discrete phases or tasks. We can be deployed alongside your legal team or embedded directly on-site with you.

    Why use us?

    • We are focused on delivery
    • We are able to mobilise quickly
    • We tailor our approach to our clients’ business priorities and objectives
    • We are a competitively priced Legal Project Management resource
    • We complement our lawyers so they can focus on delivering exceptional legal advice

    Our expertise, at your disposal

    With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.

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