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Presentation Title: ‘Law Firm Transformation’
- A leadership perspective on cultural transformation
- Taking a strategic approach
- The investment & implementation challenge
- Lessons learned.
David Beech – CEO, Knights plc
A corporate lawyer and former manager of a private equity fund, David joined Knights in 2011 with the vision to transform the business into the UK’s number one regional, legal & professional services business.
With David’s clear strategy for growth, Knights became a pioneer in the UK legal sector being one of the first law firms to secure external funding in 2012, adopting a corporate structure with a clear separation between ownership / management and partners.
Knights is challenging and changing the delivery of legal & professional services, creating a versatile business environment fit for the evolving needs of commercial clients.
Nurturing the team culture is a passion of David’s and encompasses the recruitment of professionals who are a good fit for the thriving culture, coaching and mentoring colleagues in client engagement and business skills.
David also leads on Knights geographic expansion, acquiring offices in Chester, Oxford and Hale, and opening a new office in Derby in 2015 and Wilmslow in 2017.
The recent success of Knights is achieved through a combination of organic growth and acquisition.