Richard King Partner Bignon De Keyser

Bignon De Keyser, a chartered advisor to senior partners, ‘managing partners’, ‘boards’ and executive committees of professional services firms, now plans to increase the involvement of French and European firms in international development strategy, cross-border collaborations between the UK. and the expansion of UK practices in France and Europe.

Currently based in France and Belgium and now the UK, the firm is therefore expanding its scope of intervention globally.

Thanks to the combination of the renowned know-how of Richard King, Patrick Bignon and Steven De Keyser, the firm strengthens the ability of professional services firms in Europe to intervene in all development, leadership and governance issues. The three partners, who have previously worked together at Andersen Legal and EY Law, are well-known market experts and are used to collaborating in complete synergy.

“I am delighted to welcome Richard to our team and to have the opportunity to work with him again. His experience and expertise will be a valuable asset to our customers as they grapple with significant development and attractiveness issues in their markets,” says Partner Patrick Bignon.

With over 25 years of management experience in international law firms, Richard King brings highly qualified expertise in the management of international law firm networks or international mergers in the market.

“Current market conditions are creating both new opportunities and significant challenges for law firms and legal departments. I am delighted to join Patrick and Steven to bring and enhance my experience,” adds Partner Richard King.

About Richard King
Richard King has held management positions for international law firms and legal networks. He was responsible for a number of projects focused specifically on law firms’ efficiency and performance, post-merger integrations, strategies, operational efficiencies, optimization of their international networks, training, development and knowledge management.
Richard has also led key transformation projects: creation and development of the ‘Legal Actions’ function, digital transformation, cost reduction restructuring of ‘processes’, and improving service and efficiency.
With a longstanding background in training lawyers in knowledge management and “soft skills”, “pro bono” in societal issues in recent years, community, diversity and inclusion.

About Bignon De Keyser – Exclusive to the Law Industry
Founded in 2005 and established in France, Belgium and the United Kingdom, Bignon De Keyser aims to lead players in the legal world to lasting success by helping them to reflect on the future and organize themselves better in order to meet the expectations of their clients. and adapting to changes in their local and international environment.
As privileged advisors to their senior partners, managing partners, boards, legal directors and executive committees, Bignon De Keyser works with companies of all sizes and industries. Bignon De Keyser targets a clientele of “full service” lawyers or boutiques located throughout France and internationally. The firm also works with notaries and industrial property lawyers (CPI) in Europe and benefits from a strong international influence for these lawyers.