The Team
DG Legal

Rupert Hawke

Consultant

Role

A qualified management accountant, Rupert spent the first 10 years of his career working in a multi-national business. In 2007 Rupert was appointed Finance Director of Cartwright King Solicitors – then a regional East Midlands firm. Firstly as FD and then as Managing Director (appointed 2013).

Rupert oversaw CK’s journey from being a regional law firm with 3 offices to becoming a national organisation with 18 offices across the country offering a wide range of legal services and renowned for a great culture, quality staff, and cutting edge IT systems. In that time staff have increased from 70 to 240 and turnover has increased by a factor of 5. This growth included the acquisition of 7 practices.

Through his wide ranging managerial experience in the legal sector, Rupert is a leading authority on the subject and its application and has contributed to numerous publications and spoken widely including for The Law Society.

After 12 years at Cartwright King Rupert decided he wanted a new challenge and to offer his experience to the legal sector via consultancy and allow more firms to benefit from his skills and knowledge. Easy to work with and someone with vast insight and experience in Legal Management, Rupert can add value to your firm in numerous areas including:

  • Interim Managing Director
  • Interim Finance Director
  • Strategy review / formation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Business Assessment Reports
  • Turnarounds
  • Management training / coaching
  • Case management system implementation / utilisation