Chris Bull is a management consultant, retained advisor and business thinker and speaker focused on the legal services sector. Throughout his career he has consistently been a pioneer of alternative business models and transformation in the sector. His roles include COO and Chief Executive at mould-breaking law firm Osborne Clarke, COO for Europe and the Americas at alternative legal service provider Integreon and working at all four of the Big 4 accounting firms. He advised on a series of high-profile Alternative Business Structure launches in the UK for clients including KPMG and LegalZoom.
His legal consulting career began in 2011 and he has advised multiple law firms and other professional service organisations in the UK, North America and Asia as part of Edge International’s strategy consulting team and as a founder of the Intuity Alliance.
Chris has become one of the busiest speakers and chairs at legal business and innovation events. He is a judge for many legal sector awards, including British Legal Technology Awards and Modern Law Awards. He chairs the Legal COO Network and co-chairs Bristol+BathLegalTech. His publications include ‘The Legal Process Toolkit’ and ‘Law Firms in the Digital Age’ and, due for publication Spring 2021, ‘The Agile Law Firm’.