Norton Rose Fulbright appoints partners from EY to enhance legal managed services offering

EMEA Press release - People May 2022

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Alex Fortescue-Webb and Daniel Marks to co-lead and enhance the firm’s legal managed services offering. 
 
Alex and Daniel have joined the firm from EY, where they were partners, and will focus on building tech enabled managed services solutions to help in-house legal departments deliver both ongoing work and strategic projects more effectively. Alex and Daniel will lead the team in Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA).
 
The legal managed services team is part of NRF Transform, the firm’s global innovation and service delivery programme. 
 
At EY, Alex co-led contract lifecycle management services globally and cross-sector, with an emphasis on the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) market. Daniel played a leading role in EY’s legal managed services team in EMEIA for financial services and has worked closely with numerous technology partners in delivering solutions to clients, including the firm’s IBOR proposition. Alex and Daniel each have over 15 years of experience in legal tech, innovation and managed service solutions at leading firms, corporates and start-ups.

Peter Scott, managing partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Europe, Middle East and Asia, commented:  
 
“It’s great to welcome Alex and Daniel as we continue to make strategic investments in new capabilities to meet our clients’ evolving needs through NRF Transform. Alex and Daniel have outstanding experience and they will enable us to extend the breadth of our offering to our clients through combined advisory, legal and managed services capabilities.” 

Alex Fortescue-Webb commented:  
 
“I am thrilled to join Norton Rose Fulbright to enhance its legal managed services offering alongside Daniel. The firm’s global experience, teams and resources will enable us to design and deliver innovative and scalable solutions for clients. I look forward to working closely with clients to reach their business objectives, while helping to evolve the practice of law.”  
 
Daniel Marks added:  
 
“Legal managed services bridge the gap between traditional and ‘new law’ to deliver stronger, more efficient and cost-effective results. This will be our focus whether working on larger scale and more data-intensive projects, as well as enhancing continuing work for clients.”  
 

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Louise Nelson, Head of PR – Europe, Middle East and Asia

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