14 years finance director at Higgs & Sons now Higgs LLP – eight of those also as COFA – preceded by 7 years at Wragge & Co (now Gowling WLG), leaving there as financial controller. Shortlisted UK FD of the Year: Growing Business category at the Business Finance Awards 2014 and that same year became first non-lawyer partner in a 145 year old, UK top 150 law firm.

Written and published in legal industry journals on issues from the world of law firm finance and management. Co-author of published academic paper ‘Changing professional service archetypes in a law firm using Process Orientated Holonic (PrOH) modelling’ – the culmination of a joint Knowledge Transfer Project with Aston Business School, delivering innovative Cultural and Operational change within a professional services environment. This project captured a great deal of interest from the professional services world, leading to presenting at the highest level within the legal sector: London > Oxford Saiid Business School > Boston > Washington > Las Vegas.

Primary project responsibility for implementation of two large scale practice management systems, bringing Aderant (formerly CMS) fully operational into two different law firms and subsequently presenting at the Aderant Momentum Global User conference in Orlando 2019.