Foster your managerial skills

Management for lawyers

A sound management: the key to professional practice

At IE Law School we go beyond and focus our efforts so that our students master management, and become versatile legal experts with cross-cutting managerial skills.


From the internal standpoint, knowledge and managerial skills are important to develop a good strategy, to become aware of new business models and to learn how to manage human resources and materials in order to meet the established objectives. Against this backdrop, work organization, team development, Legal Project Management, leadership, negotiation, communication, and persuasion, are key skills needed to succeed in the sector.

On the other hand, and from an external management perspective, knowing and understanding clients needs is essential to be competitive. The management of expectations, loyalty programs, communication techniques, marketing of legal services, brand management, and a clear commercial vision, are valuable competences that set a legal professional apart.
From our law degrees, through our Masters and to our higher education programs, IE Law School is committed to training cross-cutting 21st-century lawyers, who stand out and will achieve professional success, not only for their sound legal knowledge but also for their excellent managerial skills.

IE Law School is known its strong focus on management, which is achieved through our specialized Executive Education programs. We have an excellent faculty composed of internationally recognized professors and professionals who work through different programs to train professionals to develop a powerful set of managerial skills and a strong business vision.

The 21st Century Lawyer

Today, lawyers need to develop skills that go beyond the legal know-how. Soft skills and competencies in project management, strategy, human resources, marketing and communication, persuasive and negotiating skills, and innovation are, among others, essential to achieve a successful career. At IE Law School, our students and legal community will find a space to learn, develop and share these competencies, thanks to our broad network and cooperation with the renowned schools that are part of IE, such as IE Business School and the IE School of Human Sciences and Technology.

Executive Programs in Management

If you are looking to update your knowledge and specialize in management for lawyers, we offer programs in different formats and languages aimed at lawyers and professionals.


This program is designed to provide the necessary knowledge to create value in legal firms, as well as to contribute to the training that professionals in the industry to respond to the challenges and opportunities that the Latin American legal market is facing.

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This intensive program imparted in English is the only global program designed to better equip lawyers – be they within legal departments or law firms – with the knowledge and skills they require in todays ever-changing environment.

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Legal Project Management

In a face-to-face or online format, in this program you will deepen, analyze and study the principles, techniques and basic tools governing the Project management applied in a changing legal environment, and all this with a highly practical approach.

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