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Baker McKenzie Is Building for the Future With Paul Rawlinson's Blueprint

Sep 24, 2019 - Legal Week
Board and Executive Moves

Two and a half years ago, newly elected Baker McKenzie chair Paul Rawlinson laid out his 2020 vision for the international juggernaut. He introduced bold changes, among them focusing the firm on core areas, planning to integrate its financial system, pushing determinedly into transactional work, and aiming to dramatically increase bench strength in the world's biggest legal markets.

Baker McKenzie wasn't alone in its overhaul. Global firms existing in these uncertain times are attem...