David Fazakerley

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For the Last 5 years David has been MW Solicitors chief information officer and a company director. His focus is on delivering an IT strategy that allows continued rapid growth, spreading MW Solicitors high street network towards 50 branches from the current 30. Current and future strategy lies in delivering operational efficiencies using automation and AI, maturing system processes and integrations and in delivering client portals.

He was previously head of IT service delivery and then IT strategy at Eversheds. In 2009 he co-founded a cloud desktop managed service company providing IT to law firms and before this was group IT services manager at Trinity Mirror newspapers (now Reach).

David is also a member of DELTAS, an ethical group promoting Diversity & Excellence in Legal Technology And Security, which increases employment opportunities for people from all backgrounds. Outside of IT, for the last 10 years David has been on the board of the Tory Reform Group and was its National Chairman from 2014-2017.