HALIFAX, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Stewart McKelvey, a preeminent Atlantic Canadian law firm with six offices across four provinces, a top 50 Best Employer and lead counsel on the Deal of the Year 2013 as recognized by Lexpert, has named Paul Saunders as its first practice innovation advisor.
"Innovation is a hot topic," said John Rogers, CEO. "But talk is cheap unless you can, 'hire the right people and get out of their way,' as Peter Drucker would say. In Paul we have found an experienced lawyer with a background in technology who understands the evolving legal landscape and the importance of building new and innovative ways to deliver client service."
As Stewart McKelvey's first practice innovation advisor, Paul will collaborate with clients and lawyers to develop and implement novel legal technology and process solutions that will increase efficiencies, maximize value and exceed clients' expectations.
"Whether using legal project management tools and techniques, developing custom web applications and client datasites or automated document assembly, Stewart McKelvey is innovating to ensure our clients' unique legal needs are met on time and on budget," said Mr. Saunders.
Committed to Service First, lawyers at Stewart McKelvey outperform expectations by understanding clients' unique business needs and objectives, providing value through creative and timely service and by maintaining ongoing and effective communication.
About Stewart McKelvey
Stewart McKelvey is an innovative, client-driven law firm committed to providing the highest quality of ethical legal services, earning clients' trust and meeting and striving to exceed their needs. The firm invests in its people, technology and its business to ensure the continued delivery of quality service that clients have come to expect from the firm. Driven by its commitment to outperform clients' expectations, Stewart McKelvey is on the cutting edge of legal technology and process solutions. Tightly integrated within the firm's workflows are innovative approaches to the practice of law and a desire to optimize service delivery.
SOURCE: Stewart Mckelvey
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