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The Wilkes Partnership are an award-winning, full-service, law firm that provide leading-edge legal support in company & commercial, M&A & corporate finance, employment, real estate, planning & environment, property litigation, commercial litigation, commercial recovery and insolvency services.

They also provide a full range of legal services for private individuals, including wills, trusts & probate, tax planning, residential conveyancing, dispute resolution, court of protection, notary services, personal injury, clinical negligence and family law.

The Wilkes Partnership approached Freeman Clarke as they recognized the need for better use of technology to help deliver business objectives.  In May 2019, Debra Fairlie, was engaged to help lead the firm’s IT team, stabilize the IT service and help improve business efficiency through technology.  Debra has provided coaching for the in-house IT team, improved operational processes and IT service transforming it from reactive to a proactive one.

Following a full IT risk assessment, Debra developed an IT Strategic roadmap combining business priorities along with the IT improvement priorities.  This is now enabling business improvements through the direction and focus of IT investment.  The firm is accelerating business improvement initiatives, leveraging existing and new systems, supported by Debra’s experience in managing business transformation projects.

“Debra has demonstrated how important it is to have proper support in the IT team particularly with the upcoming projects.” Andrew Wadsworth, Finance Director

To find out more about how we could add value to your business, Contact Us and we’ll be in touch for an informal conversation.

Freeman Clarke is the largest and most experienced team of part-time (we call it “fractional”) CIOs and CTOs. We work exclusively with ambitious organizations and we frequently help our clients to use technology to beat their competition.

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