Nick Pryor has been appointed as Director of Knowledge Management and Innovation for the national law firm Freeths. He was previously the Global Director of Practice Innovation at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.
Nick will lead the firm’s highly experienced knowledge management team and will help bring together the technologies, people, and processes to help Freeths continue providing innovative legal services in an increasingly complex and competitive digital-first world.
Nick has 20 years’ experience in the legal sector and over the last 14 years has led or participated in multiple industry award-winning innovation projects and initiatives. He is a member of the Civil Justice Council Futures Group and other key committees supporting knowledge management and innovation in the legal industry. Nick also mentors a number of prominent law tech start-ups and scale-ups.
Commenting on the appointment, National Managing Partner of Freeths Karl Jansen, said: “With the firm continuously growing in what is an ever-evolving legal market, Nick’s appointment is pivotal in delivering first-class service to our clients. His wealth of strategic experience will ensure we remain one of the trusted players in the profession, helping to improve performance and drive efficiency.
“When we set out on this recruitment, we were looking for candidates from a knowledge management background, who could demonstrate strong innovation credentials. Nick very much fits the bill, and we look forward to him building on all the good work that our Knowledge Management team has done to date.”
Nick Pryor added: “This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining Freeths. I’m looking forward to working for a firm that’s committed to driving innovation and improving service delivery for our clients.”