Mike Polson is Managing Partner of Ashurst’s new legal sourcing and business support office in Glasgow. Ashurst launched the Glasgow office in August 2013 to create a centre of excellence to drive change within the firm globally. There are two main elements to the Glasgow office – the business support functions, which include IT, Finance and Compliance, and a new legal sourcing model, which consists of a rapidly growing team of Legal Analysts and Legal Technologists.
Mike was previously a Senior Corporate Partner with Dundas & Wilson before joining Ashurst in 2013. He is a non-executive director of Scottish Financial Enterprise and holds an MBA from Edinburgh University Management School. Mike is a regular commentator and contributor in the area of the changing legal market and was recognised as a member of the “Hot 100” by The Lawyer in the UK.