Nathan Hayes

Nathan Hayes is IT Director at Osborne Clarke, one of Europe’s most respected and dynamic law firms. With almost 20 years of experience in the delivery, sourcing, strategic development and transformation of IT in the legal market, during that time he has provided these services to numerous law firms including CMS Cameron McKenna and Bevan Brittan.

His latest challenge is to balance the need to service Osborne Clarke’s ambitious growth across Europe and Asia whilst developing and adhering to the firm’s global IT strategy and meeting it’s people’s high expectation of service all within the context of good financial management. One particular area of interest to him relates to how technology can facilitate business transformation in terms of the delivery of legal services.

Nathan is an active member of the Legal IT community making regular contributions at conferences and to a range of legal publications. Prior to moving into the legal sector, Nathan enjoyed extensive experience in a similar capacity within the global distribution sector. When away from the office, he can usually be found surfing attached to a kite, and occasionally being rescued by his now favourite charity, the RNLI.