As Head of Technology, Steve is responsible for evaluating and implementing value-adding technology solutions. In 2020, he became the first non-lawyer to be accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a legal technology specialist.

Working firm-wide, Steve ensures existing technology is utilised to deliver maximum benefit, and manages technology-related knowledge share to ensure teams are effectively communicating our broad range of value-add solutions to clients.

Steve has led on a broad range of firm-wide technology projects and client-facing applications and solutions that support core internal process, including the implementation and roll-out of client reporting apps, machine learning tools, and workflow tools to simplify and standardise processes.

Following Shepherd and Wedderburn’s takeover of Tods Murray LLP in 2014, Steve led on the integration of the firm’s practice management, document management and case management systems.

Steve’s current remit also includes overall responsibility for maintaining the currency of the application environment.