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February 16, 2021 | 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM AEDT

Gilbert + Tobin
Virtual Office 

Members: $550
Non-members: $550

Overview (Program Summary)

Gilbert + Tobin’s award winning transformation and technical advisory team, G+T Innovate, invites you to join them for a Legal Project Management (LPM) workshop in February 2021.

What is the purpose of the Legal Project Management (LPM) workshop training?

Aimed at in-house lawyers, the workshop will provide you with an understanding of how to use foundational legal project management techniques to enable efficiencies and to keep projects, and project teams, on track. Unique in the market, G+T Innovate’s Legal Project Management workshops and training are endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM Course Endorsement distinguishes training which meets industry standard and expectations in project management). Our workshops offer a foundational understanding of Legal Project Management techniques, which are designed to bring sustainable efficiencies. The workshop will include practical hands-on activities and, like all G+T’s battle-tested services, has been designed to meet the specific needs of in-house lawyers.

What will the workshop cover?

The workshop will cover theoretical concepts together with practical activities to embed the learning and new skills. The workshop will leverage Agile Project Management practices and techniques, and Design Thinking and Lean principles. It will be supplemented with a suite of sophisticated project management tools and include best-practice guidance on collaboration platforms, as well as the Microsoft Office 365 and Power Platform suites of products.  

What are the key outcomes?

In-house lawyers will learn how broader legal market changes are aligned to legal projects, and will be provided with a starter kit to deliver LPM skills and ‘know-how’ enabling immediate application of the LPM skills to their current portfolio of work. Participants will also understand what is required to become accredited in legal project management.

Platform: webinar  

Cost: $550

Spaces are limited to ensure the webinar remains interactive. Register your interest today.


Caryn Sandler, Partner + Chief Knowledge & Innovation Officer, Gilbert + Tobin

Caryn leads the Gilbert + Tobin Legal Service Innovation team and G+T Innovate. These teams provide specialised services to support our legal services delivery; and innovate to deliver new tools and services benefiting Gilbert + Tobin’s practice and our clients. Caryn’s role encompasses responsibility for lawyers and business professionals working across Transformation, Legal Informatics, Legal Project Management, Knowledge Management and GTDocs.

Her team’s expertise and execution of successful innovative projects are recognised by the market.  Under Caryn’s leadership, Gilbert + Tobin was named Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia-Pacific 2019 at the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards and Most Innovative Firm for the 3rd year in a row at the Australian Financial Review Client Choice 2020 Awards, researched by Beaton.

Caryn has a passion for expanding the focus and content of legal education to enable lawyers to succeed and thrive in the changing legal environment.  Caryn has been working with universities and other educational institutions to challenge the current curriculum and consider the future capabilities required of lawyers and the changing nature of legal work.

Caryn won ‘Innovator of the Year’ in both 2020 and 2019 in the Lawyer’s Weekly Women in Law Awards.

Caryn has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Laws from UNSW and a Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia / Kaplan Professional. She is also a Certified Practising Project Practitioner and Certified IC Agile Professional.

Linda-Rose Daya, Head of Legal Project Management + Design, Gilbert + Tobin

Linda is the firm’s lead Agile and Design Thinking consultant. Linda is a highly experienced and commercially focused facilitator and project manager, with comprehensive legal practice and project management experience. She stands out from the market by embracing diversity and innovative thinking to foster a stimulating team environment. Linda has a demonstrated ability to continuously innovate, design and deliver desired transformational project outcomes. Linda holds a Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge, is an Admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, a past member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, New Zealand; and a current member of the Australian Institute of Project Management (with CPPM). Linda is certified in Agile Project Management, Agile Coaching, Effective Stakeholder Engagement, and Prince2 Foundation. She is a Lean Bootcamp graduate, and has also successfully completed two Design Thinking Programmes.


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