David Fazakerley

Chief Information Officer / Company Director

MW Solicitors

Over the last 5 years David has delivered an IT Strategy that allowed MW to grow rapidly, from 10 to 28 high street offices and 160 to 480 staff members whilst maintaining robust IT systems which are fit for purpose and value for money. His current focus is on systems automation and delivering operational efficiency initiatives using a combination of client portals and streamlined practice and case management systems.

David has been in Legal IT for the last 12 years, previously as Head of IT Service Delivery and then IT Strategy at Eversheds LLP for 3 years. In 2009 he co-founded a cloud based managed service company providing IT to law firms as COO and then CEO. Before legal, he had 7 years experience working for Trinity Mirror newspapers fulfilling many roles but ended his time there as Group IT Services Manager.

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