Walker Morris appoints former global President to assist with key client relationships

Paul Barnard, Director, Walker Morris Print news article


Paul Barnard with Managing Partner Ian Gilbert

Walker Morris has announced that it has appointed Paul Barnard, the former global Group President of ITW Inc Fluids Products division, to help it develop a best in class client relationship programme.

Paul has previously operated as an executive in three large businesses: Westland Helicopters, Loctite UK and Fortune 200 Company ITW Inc, more recently he has held non executive directorships on two private equity backed companies and is currently non executive chairman of Molecular Products Limited.

His focus has consistently been on helping organisations develop and execute accelerated strategies to drive growth through value adding client centric activity.

Paul’s role at Walker Morris will be to support the firm’s distinctive approach to client service offering the highest calibre nationally recognised lawyers from its single site in Leeds.

Walker Morris Managing Partner, Ian Gilbert, said:

“We are delighted to have recruited someone of Paul’s calibre and experience.  I have no doubt that Paul’s contribution will be invaluable in helping us to develop further our collaborative approach to working with our clients and will bring very useful insights in relation to the development of our business”

Paul commented:

“I am delighted to be joining Walker Morris at such an exciting time for the organisation. Walker Morris is a distinctive law firm with the highest calibre, leading edged lawyers. Their single location Leeds based practice enables them to provide cohesive best value advice nationally and is a real point of distinction. I am looking forward to working with them in developing a best in class approach to client relationships.”