Chris McLean is an accomplished legal and business executive with a diverse background in law, science, and IT. As the Chief Operating Officer of Piper Alderman, one of Australia’s leading law firms, Chris is responsible for overseeing the firm’s operations and driving strategic initiatives.
Prior to joining Piper Alderman, Chris held various leadership roles in the legal and consulting industries, including as a Regional Director of Operations for an international law firm and as the Managing Director of a carbon and energy consulting company. He has also worked in knowledge management and IT roles at various organizations and has practiced as a lawyer.
Chris’s unique combination of legal expertise and business acumen has made him a sought-after advisor and thought leader in the legal industry. He is passionate about using technology and innovation to improve the delivery of legal services and is committed to fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence at Piper Alderman.
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