Forsters is a Mayfair-based law firm which delivers exceptional legal results to its clients who are principally from the real estate and private wealth sectors.  Whatever our client's objectives, we take a collaborative approach to find solutions tailored to the client's specific needs.  We believe our engaged and friendly manner, combined with the delivery of concise, clear and commercially led advice helps to build long lasting relationships with our clients.  For more information on Forsters, please visit our website at

We are now seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Chief Information Officer (CIO) to lead a two-year IT transformation project that will see a refresh of the firm’s IT application, infrastructure, and service offerings. The CIO will oversee a team of 20 people, which will grow with the firm and under the CIO’s leadership. The CIO will be a key member of the firm’s senior management team and the role will suit an ambitious and successful IT professional seeking a leadership role delivering change and transformation within a world-class London law firm.

This role forms part of the firm’s Senior Management team and reports to the Managing Partner and the Partner responsible for IT. You will work closely with the Senior Management team and other key business services heads to help develop and deliver the firm’s IT strategy as well as the manage the IT team. The CIO will be required to provide strategic leadership and direction on the technology required by the firm to support its business activities. This is an important and demanding role and suitable applicants will need to demonstrate previous experience of leading an IT function in a similar environment, preferably law or other professional services.

Forsters has retained Totum to work on this assignment on an exclusive basis.  Please contact Tim Skipper at [email protected] if you are interested in this exceptional opportunity.

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Job Details

Job Ref: 23303
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – London
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: £excellent plus benefits


Tim Skipper Tim Skipper


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