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James holds the role of IT and sustainability director at Penningtons Manches Cooper. A member of the management board, he contributes to the development and implementation of the firm’s strategy as well as its operational management.
After joining the firm in 2007 as technical operations manager, James was appointed IT director in 2010. With a broad yet thorough technical knowledge and service delivery focus, he leads a strong team. He places an emphasis on providing robust and effective IT systems, in addition to delivering the tactical programme of works required to achieve the firm’s strategic goals.
Passionate about the natural world and the impact society has on it, James is also responsible for driving change within the firm and oversees both operational and client facing strategies on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG).
The implementation of strategic products has resulted in James and his team working with clients to deliver bespoke services in a range of areas, helping introduce efficiencies into their legal processes and relationships with the firm.