tml Partners Work With Award Winning Law Firm Burges Salmon On Transformation Project

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Burges Salmon is an award-winning law firm operating in England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, with a national and international client base. With over 900 employees, 350 lawyers and 100 partners – with 70% of those being recognised by Chambers UK 2022 as leaders in their field. By focusing on markets and areas of expertise where they have extensive knowledge and experience, they achieve the best outcomes for their clients – who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies to private individuals and families. They offer legal advice and support across everyday legal needs to business-critical issues and all points in between.

tml Partners was approached by Burges Salmon after a recommendation to the business, following a number of successful projects in the Bristol market. Working with the Chief Markets Officer, Amelia Stirling, David Price and the wider professional services project team were briefed on a wholesale transformation project to reimagine the way that Burges Salmon went to market.

The business wanted to move towards breaking down siloed ways of working, championing collaboration and joined up ways of working, becoming more client centric by increasing capability around the firm’s sector programme, and embedding a digital-first strategy.

With that in mind, David and team immersed themselves into the South West market, working as an extension of the Burges Salmon brand to build out a new leadership team across marketing and business development.

They’ve subsequently worked with the newly-appointed leadership team to make several additional senior hires across in-demand skillsets such as digital, as well as building out a sector-focussed business development infrastructure.

Julian Wenban, newly appointed Head of Marketing Communications at Burges Salmon said:

My consultant at tml Partners (Grace Prior) combined a personable approach with energy, professionalism and efficiency. Grace was highly organised, constantly thinking ahead to identify potential roadblocks to progress. She kept in contact to offer support and encouragement throughout each stage of the selection process, keeping me regularly informed and maintaining momentum so there was no apparent pause over a 2-3-month period. A pleasure to work with from start to (successful) finish”.

tml Partners is an international executive marketing recruitment firm specialising in board level marketing, business development and corporate communications appointments, across all sectors. If you’re a professional services firm looking for a trusted partner to, please get in touch with our Head of Services & Technology david.price@tmlpartners.com

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