Alan Parkinson

Head of Performance and Planning

Horwich Farrelly

With a service management background in the IT services sector, Alan was a member of the Global Centre leadership team for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer as the firm centralised, matured and grew it’s business services offering. He joined Horwich Farrelly’s Business Services leadership team in 2019 and steered the department through the most challenging parts of the pandemic in 2020

Horwich Farrelly became a Limited company in 2021 and now has an expansive growth strategy for the coming years. In his role now Alan is overseeing and shaping the firm’s technology department’s ‘System of Work’ to deliver this change is the key challenge as a blended resource model looks to deliver aggressive modernisation in multiple areas and responsive innovation-led change in others. Balancing competing priorities from across the business within the confines of budgetary pressures after a challenging year is a skill being constantly refined.

The firm’s approach is already reaping rewards however with multiple insurance sector innovation awards for the firm’s HOLT product as well as a number of nominations at this year’s British Legal Technology Awards.

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