Flex Legal is delighted to announce that Richard Punt has joined their Advisory Board. Richard has a wealth of experience in strategy, innovation and the digital transformation of the legal sector. Currently Managing Director of Legal Strategy & Market Development at Thomson Reuters, Richard leads the strategic development of digital solutions for law firms and in-house legal teams. Previously, Richard spent over 4 years as CEO of Allen & Overy’s global consultant lawyer platform, Peerpoint, and also led the development of the firm’s legal technology strategy.
Prior to Peerpoint, Richard was Managing Partner for Clients & Markets at Deloitte. He led the growth of Deloitte’s major client relationships and was involved in many of the firm’s key strategic moves.
Mary Bonsor, CEO and Co-Founder commented: ‘Adding Richard to our Board is hugely exciting for Flex Legal, his wealth of knowledge and experience will really help us to continue to scale the company and we are really looking forward to the impact he will have in the company’s direction and strategy.’
Richard Punt added: ‘Flex Legal is playing a really important role in enabling professionals to take control of their futures from the very start of their careers. Mary, James and the team have built a terrific business and I am really pleased to have the opportunity to work with them through their next stage of development.’
Flex Legal is an online platform that connects interim paralegals and lawyers to law firms and in-house legal teams. The platform is home to more than 5,000 paralegals and 300 lawyers and has an ever-growing customer base and team.