Project Management: Hands on Case Study to Plan a Legal Mandate

Sep 18, 2014 7:30pm – 

Rick Kathuria
National Director, Project Management and Legal Logistics
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Mark Crane
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Monique Roberts
Senior Associate and Legal Project Manager
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Gain a deeper understanding of legal project management through a case study aimed at setting a baseline against which you can monitor and manage. This interactive workshop will teach you the steps of creating a project plan and the importance of understanding the assumptions.

  • Review a case study outlining a common legal mandate
  • Go through the steps required to identify how much the mandate will cost
  • Discuss the importance of understanding the assumptions
  • Learn about how value and efficiency can be improved in the planning stage
  • Gain insight into how you as in-house counsel can help move a matter forward
  • Understand the kinds of questions you need to ask before a matter starts

A noted authority on legal project management, (LPM), Rick Kathuria co-authored the book Project Management for Lawyers (Ark Group, 2011). He is also on the executive committee of the Project Management Institute’s LPM initiative, promoting the education and adoption of LPM around the world.