Waine is director of strategic change at Shoosmiths, responsible for driving innovation in the delivery of the firm's legal services across its 13-location network.

He previously led the firm’s market-leading recoveries services group, which in the 2000s marked a series of innovations (including the gaining of FCA accreditation for the firm) and spearheaded the firm’s expansion into Manchester, Edinburgh and Belfast, from which new locations Shoosmiths has gone on to develop strong commercial offerings.

In his new role he blends an entrepreneurial outlook with a deep knowledge of the legal market to offer insights and direction to a range of strategic projects and innovations.

Waine joined Shoosmiths in 1993.

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