Chris is a management consultant, retained advisor, business thinker and speaker focused on the legal services sector. Throughout his career he has consistently been a pioneer of alternative business models, innovation and transformation in the sector. His roles include COO and Chief Executive at mould-breaking law firm Osborne Clarke, COO for Europe and the Americas at alternative legal service provider Integreon and working at all four of the Big 4 accounting firms.
He has advised multiple law firms and other professional service organisations in the UK, North America and Asia as part of Edge International’s strategy consulting team. He is a judge for many legal sector awards, including British Legal Technology Awards and Modern Law Awards. He chairs the Legal COO Network and is co-founder and co-chair of Bristol+BathLegalTech. He has written a number of books and best practice guides, most recently The Agile Law Firm, published in 2021.