Course Details

Legal Project Management (LPM) Part 2: The Agile Lawyer

LocationAl Hudaiba Awards Building, Block C, M Floor

This course provides the fundamentals of “Agile Project Management” and explores how legal professionals can beneficiate by applying Agile best practices to the delivery of legal services.

Agile is a modern and flexible approach to project management with a focus on delivering value at the foremost, adapting to changes, continuous improvement, and constant client’s feedback.

Implementing an Agile mindset helps lawyers to fine-tune the legal work by considering what is valuable for their clients and so becoming more client-centric, flexible to accommodate changes and reprioritize work and at the same time embracing a team culture of collaboration, cross functionality, and continuous improvement.

This course also guides lawyers on implementing adequate fee arrangements and more specifically achieving Value-Based Fee Arrangements, to respond to the market demands of more predictability without compromising firms’ quality and profitability.

Course Topics:

Agile Legal Project Management Essentials

  • Differences between Waterfall and Agile – Agile frameworks.
  • The Agile Mindset in the legal services – Are you an Agile lawyer?
  • The Agile Manifesto for lawyers.
  • Introduction to Scrum and its application to legal matters.
  • Benefits of going Agile.

Budget and Pricing in legal matters

  • Choosing the Adequate Fee Arrangement – Selling time Vs. Selling value.
  • Delivering value and maximizing profits – Achieving Value-based fee arrangements.


  • To have an understanding of the key Agile concepts and the importance and benefits of applying Agile to the legal practice.
  • To learn the fundamentals of Scrum and its application to the legal matters.
  • To be able to differentiate and decide the right framework to use for the legal matters whether Waterfall, Agile or hybrid approaches.
  • To decide and implement the Adequate Fee Arrangements by focusing on delivering “value” and cost predictability.