Pauline Freegard MBA

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Pauline offers law firms a unique and broad business, project and technology consulting skill-set.

Her career in the legal sector began in 2001 with top 250 practice management suppliers Axxia and Visualfiles. Working with large law customers on the best use of the technology to support growth strategies and risk management, and then within LexisNexis for a number of years in sales management and technology strategy after the acquisition of Axxia. Pauline was one of three Executive Directors of a Property and Private Client SaaS workflow company, Ochresoft, from 2012-2015. Before establishing Verdigris Consulting, she held the role of European Consulting Director at BT Tikit running the large law technical, project office, and training teams delivering Carpe Diem time recording, iManage and NetDocuments projects.

Pauline also gained her MBA from Henley Business School in 2016, the research element of her MBA focussed on motivational psychology and the engagement of employees particularly within business system design.

Given her long tenure in legal technology, she is familiar with most practice, case management and HR systems, time recording, document management, cloud-based software/hosting jargon, and tactical outsourcing options in general.

Inspired by her time in marketing and sales roles in the legal sector, and conversations with law firm leaders in the course of consulting for them, Pauline founded in 2018 the thriving knowledge-based digital publishing and collaboration network for suppliers,  Calico Legal Solutions Group, and marketing agency INK Legal for law firms and sector suppliers.

Recent engagements:

  • PMS and CMS selection for start-up law firm.
  • Project team mentoring of large PMS implementation project.
  • Three-year operations and strategy plan covering system processes, IT, marketing and HR/Structural recommendations for an 8-office full-service firm.
  • HR bonus and appraisal system review and re-design.
  • Conveyancing department review including estate agent remedial action plan with interviews.
  • Retrospective Document Management project review with key stakeholders.
  • Management skills workshops for staff.
  • Staff survey and SPSS based stats analysis.
  • HR System Selection process.

Our other ventures, good examples of digital marketing and collaborative working!

calico legal solutions group logo

Business knowledge publishing group, CEO’s and MD’s of trusted sector suppliers, for UK SME firms.

Ink Legal logo

Legal Sector-specific marketing services for law firms and suppliers to the legal market.