West London Business member B P Collins, the award winning law firm, has announced the appointment of Daniel Johnson as operations director. Daniel, who has been with B P Collins for a total of 10 years, was previously the firm’s finance director.
With extensive IT and finance experience from his previous roles as financial controller at B P Collins; at a national planning consultancy firm, Indigo Planning; and with his own accountancy firm, Daniel was responsible for the financial and legal aspects of the sale of Indigo Planning to WSP and developed a comprehensive financial model to aid B P Collins’ five-year business strategy.
As Operations Director, Daniel will lead the finance, IT and facilities’ teams to help establish and deliver the strategic goals of the business. He is also the firm’s Compliance Officer for Finance & Administration, ensuring the firm meets it obligations under the Solicitors Accounts Rules.
Daniel explains his plans for the new role: “I am passionate about nurturing the talent we have in the firm and developing our people’s skill sets as part of our culture of continuous process improvement. B P Collins is in a strong position with state-of-the-art technology and robust infrastructure already in place, and I look forward to building on this, by implementing improvements where needed, in line with our business strategy.”
Simon Deans, senior partner, B P Collins adds: “Daniel’s appointment is crucial for a number of reasons. It will help to ensure operations’ capabilities keep pace with the growth of the firm, and meet increased and ever changing client requirements in the future. It will ensure that adequate support is given to the practice groups to help them achieve their goals and help us to maintain our culture of providing an excellent service to clients.”