Chris Bull

Nine Feet Tall

Chris advises, writes and presents on professional firm strategy, operations and transformation via a portfolio of retained and NED roles, including as the legal strategy lead for project consultancy Nine Feet Tall and as KPMG''s ambassador for professional practices. One of the busiest speakers and writers on the business of law, Chris chairs and co-produces major legal conferences in Europe and the US and is the author of a series of books and reports on law firm operations.

As COO and Chief Executive of UK lawyers Osborne Clarke, Chris was in the first wave of business professionals in law firm leadership roles. He followed that with an international COO role at legal process outsourcing firm Integreon. Since 2011 he has advised on the creation of a string of new entrant Alternative Business Structures (ABS) including LegalZoom, KPMG, DAS Law and Jordans, as well as advising many top 100 UK law firms.

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MASTER OF MODERNISING THE LAW FIRM

The New Anatomy of the Law Firm Law firms are changing - but just how different are the new structures, report lines, executive roles and decision rights? Chris Bull describes the new model law firm are evolving as CEOs and COOs, Non-Executive Chairs, Directors of Innovation and Pricing emerge alongside traditional roles, partnerships cease to be the default law firm model and external investment is injected.

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