Chris Bull

Retained Advisor

Experience in brief

  • Chief Operating Officer / Chief Executive in high-growth legal services businesses; UK law firm and outsourced services
  • Advisor and consultant on strategic change to legal and professional service firm leaders
  • In-depth operational experience leading finance, technology, change and operations
  • ‘Big 4’ accounting and consulting background
  • Writer, speaker, advisor on innovation in digital age professional service firms
  • Worked with clients and managed teams in the UK, US and Europe
  • Lives Bath

Recent retained roles

NED at a new entrant Alternative Business Structure (ABS) legal business; Non-Executive Chair of an outsourced services firm; retained advisor to leaders at a number of top 30 UK law firms; interim Financial Compliance Officer at high profile US-owned legal business; mentor to a UK top 30 law firm Practice Head; Chair of West of England LEP Professional & Financial Services Sector Group.

Whistle-stop career tour

12 years executive & board member at law firm Osborne Clarke
Chief Operating Officer Europe & Americas at professional services outsourcing firm Integreon
Principal and consultant in the legal and professional market with Kingsmead Square and Edge International
Author, speaker and legal MBA visiting faculty
Chartered Accountant with PriceWaterhouse
Finance Manager for NatWest Bank Insurance Services
Change Consultant working on large Financial Services projects with EY


13-14 April 2016: Essentials of pricing, LPM & matter management
Do lawyers have the tech skills they need to stay relevant?
Introducing our 15-strong Retained Advisory team for 2016
A new model for transformational PMS and ERP project returns
Kingsmead Square tour dates Autumn 2015
10 Reasons why today's Law Firms need Independent Directors
Getting started with Kingsmead Square
"Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Retained Advisory."
Pricing, Project Managment & Process Event - London - 25 February 2015
the 2015 technology trends you'll really see
Business Planning 2015/16 - we're with you every step of the way
Agile business intelligence is the emerging professional firm 'must-have'
The Fees Lever
Time for your Digital Business Strategy
The Multi Disciplinary Practice Returns
Chris Bull
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T: +44 7785 522372