Hilary is a Partner and the Chief Operating Officer of Ashurst’s awarding winning global NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance.
With deep experience spanning law, technology and operations, Hilary specialises in delivering innovative and technology enabled legal solutions for clients and is key driver of Ashurst’s NewLaw transformation.
As COO, Hilary manages a global team delivering the full suite of NewLaw products and services including advanced delivery, managed services, flexible resourcing, legal operations and digital.
As a former GC and General Manager, Hilary brings a unique perspective and strong sense of commerciality to her work. She is strongly execution focussed and is trusted by clients to lead and deliver complex change programs.
Hilary was the 2019 recipient of the highly coveted Chief Executive Women’s Harvard Business School Disruptive Innovation Scholarship and was named “Innovator of the Year” at the Lawyer’s Weekly Partner of the Year Awards. Hilary is an Advisory Board Member of the Centre for Legal Innovation and is frequently sought after for her views on the changing legal market and the impact of technology on the delivery of legal services.