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Research project

Making the Agile Decision: Agile Practices in Legal Project Management

Project overview

Our research aims to (i) undertake a comprehensive assessment of the current understanding and applications of LPM, (ii) examine the scope for integrating agile methodologies within this framework, (iii) identify the challenges and barriers impeding agile’s adoption in the legal sector, and (iv) explore the potential benefits of such integration, especially in enhancing efficiency, client delivery, and overall project outcomes.


Lead researcher

Dr Nicholas Dacre PhD (Warwick), MSc, SFHEA, FAPM

Associate Professor Project Management

Research interests

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Project Management
  • Agile Project Management (APM)
  • Innovation, Technology, & Sustainability in Complex Projects (ITS Complex)
Other researchers

Dr Hao Dong PhD, MRes

Lecturer in Ops and Project Management

Research interests

  • Agile project management
  • Digital transformation
  • Sustainable supply chains

Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

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