Fast expanding Just Costs Solicitors has appointed Kevin Doolan, formerly Head of Client Relations at Eversheds, as a consultant and non-executive director.
Kevin was a partner at Eversheds for 25 years where he was responsible for managing some of the firm’s largest client relationships and also established its online legal services.
Now based at Churchill College, Cambridge working with the Møller Professional Service Firms Group, Kevin teaches on Programmes for the London School of Economics, Judge Business School, Cambridge, IE Business School, Madrid and at Harvard Law School where he is on Faculty as Visiting Professor for Executive Education and created their Case Study on Pricing Professional Services. He was awarded a Financial Times Innovation Award for his project to produce collaborative pricing with law firm clients and is a former winner of a Law Society Excellence Award for Innovation in Client Service.
In his new role at Just Costs Solicitors, Kevin will be working closely with Managing Director Paul Shenton, who was also a partner at Eversheds before setting up Just Costs in 2006.
Commenting on Kevin Doolan’s appointment, Paul Shenton said:
“Kevin has a proven track record over many years with one of the world’s leading law firms.
“Recognised as one of the leading innovators in the legal sector, he is an acknowledged expert in the field of developing professional services relationships. I have no doubt he will bring exceptional and unique value to the business as we continue to drive it forward and expand. His appointment is a real signal of our intent.”
Said Kevin Doolan:
“I am delighted to join Just Costs, a forward thinking law firm very much on an upward curve. This is a really exciting time in the legal sector and it is great to be involved with such a dynamic firm.
“I know Paul from our time together at Eversheds and I am looking forward to working closely with him, the main board and the whole team as we continue to develop the business.”