Legal Project Management

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LexisNexis Butterworths, 2015 - Law offices - 342 pages
LEGAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT combines expertise in project management with practical experience to provide a pared back project management framework specifically tailored to legal practice. It combines real world experience with practical applied tools and techniques that are equally applicable to in-house and external counsel, as well as all legal practice areas. This unique book is set out so the reader can obtain an overall appreciation of the skills of legal project management and then dip back in to chapters which specialise in certain aspects of legal project management including legal project management fundamentals; Matter Scoping; Matter Scheduling;. Matter Planning; Matter Costing; Matter Resourcing. Matter Quality; Matter Risk Management; Matter Monitoring & Controlling; Matter Closing. Special features include checklists, tips from practice, templates and examples developed with clients. Obtain an overall appreciation of the skills of legal project management; Dip into chapters which specialise in certain aspects of legal project management; Apply checklists and specific tools and techniques that have been developed through practice.

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About the author (2015)

Therese Linton is Australia's leading expert in legal project management. She has both practical and academic credentials including over 30 years' project management experience in the IT, banking and finance, telecommunications, manufacturing and legal sectors and 7 years' experience as a Lecturer and Unit of Study Coordinator for Sydney University's Masters of Project Management. She also lectures for the College of Law's Masters of In-house Practice. Therese's qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce (IT), UNSW; Executive Masters Programme, HBS; Advanced Diploma of Project Management; Cert IV Training and Assessment; Six Sigma Black Belt; Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD) AIPM.

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