06 May 2021

Adhurst appoints Linda Grace new global head of Adhurst Advance Reach


Learn more about Linda Grace, the new global head of Adhurst Advance Reach

The Global Law Firm, Adhurst, has appointed Linda Grace as the new global head of Adhurst Advance Reach, the firm´s flexible resourcing platform. Since it was launched in 2019, the platform has been requested by more and more customers, specifically from the UK and Australia. This platform allows flexible resourcing for lawyers, among others. 

Client demand for flexible resourcing has increased in the past years, particularly more because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Adhurst Advance Reach has achieved a 90% in placements. Also, client questions on flexible resourcing have increased by 300% compared to 2020. 


About Linda Grace

Linda Grace will be the new global head of Adhurst Advance Reach. It is headquartered in Melbourne, but it aims to grow beyond Australia and the UK. She joins from Corrs Chambers Westgarth, where she led the firm's flexible resourcing platform Orbit. She will drive growth of the platform. Also, she will ensure its resourcing model forms a key element of Ashurst Advance's full service New Law solutions for clients.

Chris Georgiou, Global Head of Adhurst Advance, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Linda to Ashurst, where she will lead our efforts to deliver efficiency benefits for clients by providing access to high quality lawyers in line with their needs”. 

Also, “in just 18 months, Ashurst Advance Reach has proven immensely popular with clients who face the challenge of delivering increased value while ensuring they can utilize premium legal resources. As increasing numbers of companies embrace more flexible business models, Ashurst Advance will continue to set the standard for the future of the legal market. With her extensive experience, Linda is well placed to lead our creation of innovative resourcing solutions for clients across the globe."

Linda said: “I am thrilled to join Ashurst at an exciting time of growth in the flexible legal resourcing market. Having worked in private practice, as a senior in-house lawyer and as a contract lawyer over my career, I have a deep understanding of the needs of law firms, clients and lawyers. Ashurst Advance Reach has a key role to play as an integrated part of Ashurst Advance's New Law client solutions and I am delighted to be able to help the firm and its clients capitalise on the opportunities that flexible resourcing can deliver."

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