Legal Project Management – Introduction and first steps
Oct
24
8:30 AM08:30

Legal Project Management – Introduction and first steps

Legal Project Management as defined by renowned author Susan Lambreth "is approaching legal matters with a more proactive approach than has traditionally been used. It involves more thoroughly defining the engagement at the outset, planning it, executing/actively managing it and evaluating/closing the matter at the end. It is not “rocket science” but does involve the application of specific methodologies, tools and approaches that have not historically been used by lawyers".

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Corporate Attorneys@Networking – Small Law rules!
May
3
5:00 PM17:00

Corporate Attorneys@Networking – Small Law rules!

You specialise in Employment Law, Tax Law, M&A, Construction Law, IP, ADR, Dispute Resolution, IT and Cyber Law, and other areas of relevance to corporates? You are always on the lookout for complementary expertise to beat Big Law? If your answer to both questions is a clear YES, please join us for our first networking event in Joburg.

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Breakfast Session: Client Listening for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms
Jan
30
8:00 AM08:00

Breakfast Session: Client Listening for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms

Listening to clients is important to any legal service provider, irrespective which area of law you are practising or whether you serve private or corporate clients. It allows you to manage expectations, understand needs and deliver true value. Proactively engaging in client feedback activities sets you apart in an increasingly competitive environment and creates client relationships for life.

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Breakfast Session: Legal Project Management - introduction and first steps
Nov
23
8:00 AM08:00

Breakfast Session: Legal Project Management - introduction and first steps

"Legal project management is approaching legal matters with a more proactive approach than has traditionally been used. It involves more thoroughly defining the engagement at the outset, planning it, executing/actively managing it and evaluating/closing the matter at the end (Susan Lambreth)". We will introduce you to techniques that increase your efficiency and profitability from the first day.

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Breakfast Session: Client Listening for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms
Nov
16
8:00 AM08:00

Breakfast Session: Client Listening for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms

Listening to clients is important to any legal service provider, irrespective which area of law you are practising or whether you serve private or corporate clients. It allows you to manage expectations, understand needs and deliver true value. Proactively engaging in client feedback activities sets you apart in an increasingly competitive environment and creates client relationships for life.

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Breakfast Session: Smart Practice Management for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms
Nov
15
8:00 AM08:00

Breakfast Session: Smart Practice Management for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms

Starting and growing a legal practice requires a number of financial and other skills, which were not necessarily taught as part of the normal legal curriculum at university. Being in command of financial management and operating an efficient infrastructure is key to single practitioners who have only limited time capacity beside their normal client work.

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Workshop: An Introduction to Legal Project Management (hosted by CCASA)
Oct
26
8:00 AM08:00

Workshop: An Introduction to Legal Project Management (hosted by CCASA)

Sweeping changes in today’s legal marketplace have created powerful incentives for in-house legal departments and law firms to manage legal matters more efficiently and effectively. Be it legal work being executed and managed in-house, or delegated to external counsel, there is an increased demand for legal departments to understand, track and manage their work, within budget, maintaining compliance, and managing risk. Legal project management (LPM) tools and techniques are being applied to manage, control and report.

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Breakfast Session: Smart Practice Management for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms
Oct
11
8:00 AM08:00

Breakfast Session: Smart Practice Management for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms

Starting and growing a legal practice requires a number of financial and other skills, which were not necessarily taught as part of the normal legal curriculum at university. Being in command of financial management and operating an efficient infrastructure is key to single practitioners who have only limited time capacity beside their normal client work.

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Breakfast Session: Managing People & Productivity for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms
Oct
4
8:00 AM08:00

Breakfast Session: Managing People & Productivity for Single Practitioners and Small Law Firms

Single Practitioners and small law firms are challenged with a myriad of tasks and roles they have. Managing time, increasing team productivity by leadership (starting with the partner-secretary relationship) and measuring the most effective allocation of time are key skills. 

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