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Law firm Eversheds makes senior appointment into its contract lawyer business

  • United Kingdom

    06-10-2014

    David Boyd, previously London Head of Banking at Eversheds, has joined Eversheds Agile, the firm’s contract lawyer business.

    Eversheds Agile has doubled in revenue terms year on year since inception with 50 lawyers out on contract with clients each month. David's arrival will ensure this rapid growth continues. As part of his new role, he will be responsible for growing the business and further expanding its current offering.

    David joined Eversheds in 2002. He has held a range of senior line management positions during his tenure. Simon Mead will take the role as London Head of Banking, reporting into Simon Waller, the firm’s Head of Finance.

    David Boyd, Eversheds Agile said:

    “It is really exciting to be joining such an innovative and fast growing business. Eversheds Agile has significantly grown since its inception and there is real momentum. I am looking forward to working with the team to further unlock future potential for growth both in the UK and overseas.”

    Eversheds Consulting head Graham Richardson said:

    "David Boyd is highly respected by clients and colleagues alike with a reputation for delivering first-class client service, exemplified by his vast transactional experience and the work he has done as client partner for some of the firm’s major clients.

    "The move shows the firm’s commitment to our consulting arm and growing our contract lawyer offering plus it will greatly enhance our capability to deliver for clients. As a highly experienced lawyer David is ideally placed to understand clients’ requirements in this area and match them against our portfolio of excellent lawyers. David will also have a significant role to play in the growth of our wider Consulting business and the holistic support we are able to give our clients around team structure, strategy and new ways of resourcing their work."

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