New COO appointment for employee-owned law firm

Mary Youlden
Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:38am

South West employee-owned law firm, Stephens Scown LLP, has appointed Alex Mackie as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO) to support the firm’s ambitious three year strategy and growth aspirations.

Alex joins from Tozers LLP, where he was Commercial Director, and brings with him an impressive range of experience forged in banking, commercial and legal sectors. He will be pivotal in helping to drive the firm‘s strategic goals and vision for the future.

Alex, commenting on his appointment, said: “I am excited to be joining Stephens Scown at this time, which has proven success as a progressive and high performing firm with a focus on great client service and engaged people. I look forward to supporting and driving the firm’s continued growth from such a strong foundation.”

Stephens Scown’s managing partner, Richard Baker, says: “We are delighted to have Alex on board. His appointment forms a pivotal part of our strategy for growth, as he brings with him a wealth of commercial expertise along with strong interpersonal skills that will help to drive our business forward with purpose and passion.”

With clients ranging from individuals to SMEs, FTSE and international companies, Stephens Scown is consistently ranked highly in the UK’s top two independent legal guides, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. It has also been ranked for seven consecutive years in the UK’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list (formerly Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For).

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