In this article, we report on the appointment of a new CEO at claimant personal injury firm, Roberts Jackson.[i] In 2014, the firm acquired new investment from NorthEdge Capital, with a capital injection of £15 million.
This latest announcement has seen the replacement of its former CEO of 10 years, Karen Jackson. As the new CEO, Rachael Charmbury, formerly of Squire Patton Boggs, is predicted to take the firm through a phase of new developments, as the personal injury sector enters into a period of reform and uncertainty.
Roberts Jackson has committed to technological investment of approximately £750,000 in a ‘market leading platform’, with the intention of expanding its industrial disease services. Paul Hewitt, Chairman of Roberts Jackson, eluded to Ms Charmbury’s ‘track record of delivering innovative solutions’ as one of the reasons for her appointment.
[i] Michael Ribbeck, ‘Law firm appoints new chief executive as part of its expansion plans’ (16 April 2018 The Business Desk) <https://www.thebusinessdesk.com/northwest/news/2019324-law-firm-appoints-new-chief-executive-part-expansion-plans> accessed 18 April 2018.