Wood Rachel

Rachel Wood

Client & Legal Project Management Lead

Rachel provides project management leadership on the firm's most complex matters, with particular responsibility for the Transactional Services practice group, improving our ways of working and collaborating effectively with peers across the firm to maximise the value we can provide to our clients.

Rachel is a qualified solicitor with over 25 years' experience of working in legal services, initially as a Corporate solicitor and subsequently in central management roles including more than 10 years in senior leadership positions. She has built and led knowledge management, risk and compliance and legal technology teams - focussing on helping the firm to deliver quality client services efficiently and cost-effectively. Throughout her career, Rachel has led large projects as sponsor, business lead and project manager thus giving her an holistic experience of project management and a deep understanding of change management. She understands how to manage the change that comes with providing continuous innovation and improvement to client service delivery with minimal disruption to the business.

In addition, Rachel is an Office Bearer at the WS Society, a Trustee at the British & Irish Legal Information Institute and involved with various working parties at the Law Society of Scotland.

Rachel's latest work

    Out-Law / Insight by Rachel Wood