Konexo, the unique global alternative legal and compliance services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Babar Hayat as Head of Product, Technology Innovation and Transformation.
Babar joins Konexo – a division of global legal practice Eversheds Sutherland – from Thomson Reuters where he was Senior Director of Product Strategy and LegalTech Innovation. His appointment brings a wealth of expertise across software, product development and innovation, across both the legal and financial services sectors. Babar is well-versed in meeting client needs in innovative and strategic ways by developing and delivering new legal-tech solutions for client service provision.
Babar will focus on developing Konexo’s use of data and insights, increasing Konexo’s ability to leverage sophisticated data insights, to drive decision making and support strategic evolution and change product delivery at Konexo.
Graham Richardson, Partner and Head of Konexo, comments: “We are excited to welcome Babar Hayat to Konexo as Head of Product, Technology Innovation and Transformation and he’ll join our team in early January. In this new role, Babar will work to drive innovation and the delivery of strategic legal-tech solutions for our clients as we continue to rapidly grow our offering.”
Babar Hayat, said: “I am proud to be joining Konexo, as a new sophisticated and dynamic proposition in the alternative legal and compliance services sector. I am looking forward to using my expertise in product management, software development and strategic development to support Konexo in offering a truly cutting edge and intelligent technology-driven service for our clients.”
Konexo launched in May 2019 through the merging of three well-established teams at Eversheds Sutherland – ES Consulting, Corporate Secretarial and Insolvency – into a new division. The appointment of Babar follows the recent appointment of Brett Aubin as Managing Director for Regulatory Response in September 2019, as part of a number of planned strategic hires as it further develops its market-leading proposition.
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