Simon McCrum

Symphony Legal

Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and led various teams at Pannones. He was part of the Management Team there as well as Marketing Partner and Director of Business Development.

In 2007 he became Managing Partner of Darbys Solicitors. From a loss-making firm it became the fastest-growing law firm in the country. Turnover grew from £6m to £14m. In 2016 Darbys was acquired by Knights, and in 2017 Simon launched McCrum & Co, a management consultancy for the legal sector.

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