HM3 Legal welcomes Chris Hayes as Head of Innovation

Transformational change in the legal sector

HM3 Legal is pleased to welcome Chris Hayes, as an Employment Law Partner and Head of Innovation. His arrival aligns seamlessly with HM3’s vision to drive transformational change in the legal sector. 

Shaking up legal services

Lindsey Kidd, MD at HM3 Legal continues:

“We are thrilled to welcome Chris as our new Head of Innovation. There can be no avoiding the ferocious advancement of digital services and AI over recent years. While HM3 is already active in these spaces, it’s clear the pace of innovation is accelerating and rapidly evolving. 

“We want to harness digital tools and tech innovation to further enhance and differentiate our offering, making the client experience personal and memorable, while also adding value and increasing the ways clients can engage with us.”

Innovation matters

Why join HM3 Legal? HM3’s willingness to embrace change and differentiate itself in a competitive market resonated strongly with Chris. He says:

“I’m thrilled to join HM3 at this pivotal moment in their journey. From afar, I have admired their unwavering dedication to client satisfaction and bold, distinctive brand identity. My discussions with the HM3 leadership team underscored their commitment to innovation, particularly in using technology to elevate the client experience. I’m excited to contribute to HM3’s new chapter in transformation and sustainable growth.”

Commenting on Chris’s experience, Lindsey adds:

“Chris brings a wealth of experience and a visionary mindset that perfectly aligns with our commitment to leveraging tech and AI solutions in the legal industry. Appointing Chris in this newly created role underscores our dedication to driving transformation and delivering unparalleled value to our clients.

“We are confident Chris will spearhead innovative initiatives that will set new benchmarks in our field, ensuring we remain at the forefront of legal services. Welcome aboard, Chris! We are excited for the journey ahead.”

The right fit

Pioneering technology has been reshaping the legal landscape for years, so what’s new? Chris is bringing a unique combination of legal expertise and passion for legal technology.

As an employment lawyer, Chris will be helping to expand the existing HM3 Legal team by also becoming joint head of the team, with Justine Watkinson. He adds:

“The existing employment law team is well respected and I look forward to being involved with the next phase of its evolution in line with their ambitious plans.”

As an innovator, his vision is to use technology to further enhance HM3’s service levels and for clients to benefit from streamlined operations. Chris expands:

“Legal services is evolving rapidly. HM3’s commitment to staying ahead of the curve is evident. I’m inspired by their dedication to gold-standard service, and excited to be part of a team that punches above its weight in the legal sector.”

Chris concludes: “Together, we will build on HM3’s strong foundation and chart a course for continued success.”

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