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Legal Project Management

Browne Jacobson’s Legal Project Management (LPM) specialists combine their extensive commercial and strategic experience with project management methodologies to ensure your project or legal matter is delivered on time and within scope and budget. This results in increased efficiencies and keeps you informed - providing peace of mind.

We incorporate best practice from across business and society, including the legal sector. And, we use a combination of industry leading technologies, exceptional people, tried-and-tested processes, and project management methodologies to deliver an efficient and effective service for you.

Making the complex simple, we find creative solutions to meet your needs. For example:

  • when dealing with large, complex and/or cross-border transactions, we can arrange for one of our dedicated legal project managers to be integrated into your core Browne Jacobson legal delivery team.
  • we can share LPM tools and methodologies with your in-house lawyers to help them project manage matters themselves.

Your Legal Project Management service

Your aims and objectives are our priority. Regardless of scale or complexity, your dedicated Browne Jacobson legal project manager will design a service that helps your matter or project run seamlessly – providing transparency every step of the way. Collaboration underpins our approach, with technology providing key stakeholders with the ability to work in tandem to manage and progress matters.

Helping to reduce the unexpected and providing open, enhanced communications is key. Our controlled, risk-based approach will help you deliver on time and within budget.


  • provide a platform for proactive stakeholder management. Your dedicated Legal Project Manager will be your go-to contact for service delivery. They’ll coordinate service delivery with your designated Client Partner to provide you with an agile approach to the changing needs of the project, as required;
  • provide a tailored online reporting dashboard to provide you with essential management information to support matter reporting, scope and budgetary control; and
  • monitor and manage any risks or issues as soon as they arise.

Why choose Browne Jacobson for your legal project management service?

Browne Jacobson’s dedicated legal project management approach reinforces our commitment to providing you with the highest level of legal service delivery – but our expertise sets us apart. Our lawyers and our legal project managers alike are professional yet approachable and flexible. And, they’re familiar with market norms and quick to highlight unusual features and specific risks in order to improve outcomes for every person, community and business we serve.

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The role of Legal Project Management in public sector projects

The concept of Legal Project Management (“LPM”) is increasingly relevant to the delivery of legal services, both in-house functions and private practice law. This is unsurprising, LPM is crucial if lawyers are to add value by controlling budgets, communicate pro-actively on risk mitigation and costs, and manage time by resourcing to deal with pinch points in the project.


Paul McCannah

Paul McCannah

Head of Legal Project Management

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