Mark Smith is a Senior Advisor for the professional service firm programmes where he designs and delivers content to develop competitive advantage for clients.
Mark has two decades of experience in the legal profession spanning a number of different roles and providing a unique perspective on the challenges facing today’s leaders. After six years’ practice as a lawyer in national and City law firms, Mark moved in-house where he spent four years leading the international legal team for a Fortune 500 technology and outsourcing business.
After completing his MBA Mark transitioned out of legal practice and into commercial strategy. After a year in the company’s global product and market strategy function, Mark led a legal process outsourcing business for another global outsourcing corporation, before joining a FTSE100 technology and information business as their Market Development Director, focusing on the in-house legal then large law firm market.
Alongside these commercial roles, Mark has acted as consultant and executive coach to a number of law firms and holds an MSc in Behavioural Change and a Professional Certificate in Coaching Supervision. Mark is a contributing author of The Relevant Lawyer – Reimagining the Future of the Legal Profession.