The Swiss Legal Tech Association (SLTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Avuka Training and Coaching (Avuka), a recognised and accredited international training and coaching services provider, in relation to Legal Project Management (LPM).
SLTA recognises the growing demand amongst its members and ecosystem partners for leveraging legal project management principles and practices to enhance the delivery of legal services. The partnership with Avuka will address the demand. SLTA’s members will benefit from priority access to internationally recognised LPM training, coaching and certification.
The International Institute of Legal Project Management (IILPM) has announced the accreditation of South African Jacqui Baldwin Jarvis as the second accredited trainer for its Legal Project Management (LPM) accredited courses leading to the internationally recognised certifications “Legal Project AssociateTM” and “Legal Project PractitionerTM”. The Institute has lawyer graduates in 40 countries, including South Africa, Nigeria and Zambia that have been certified according to the IILPM standard.
From 4 to 6 July 2019, the first SLB Strictly Law Business Academy took place in Lagos. Convened by Busola Ajala, the academy fopcus on management topics relevant to Nigerian law firms of all sizes. Avuka, represented by its Director Ignaz Fuesgen, was honoured to be entrusted with the programme of the first day, looking at Business Development, Pricing and Sales tactics.
Applying “Legal Project Management” (LPM) in daily client matter management will greatly benefit the attorney and client in drafting and accepting a cost estimate notice/engagement letter in line with the Legal Practice Act, and, subsequently, managing the matter.