Patent and intellectual property lawyers HLK has appointed Matthew Evans as its first Business Development Director. This newly created position will see Matthew lead the business development and marketing functions at the firm and reinforces HLK’s strong ethos of quality and outstanding client service.
With over fifteen years’ experience, Matthew brings with him a wealth of expertise and knowledge in professional services, and joins HLK from leading law firm Burges Salmon. Matthew studied at Swansea University, the University of South Wales and Acadia University in Canada. He is also a member of the PM Forum South West Committee, the world’s largest community for professional services marketers, and is committed to enhancing the credibility and standards of the marketing profession.
Matthew told The Professionals: “I am very excited to join HLK. The firm has an outstanding reputation within intellectual property circles and is in a great position to achieve its ambitions for growth. I’m looking forward to working with our people to help our clients develop and protect their transformational innovations and brands.”
Graham Lambert, CEO at HLK, adds: “I’m delighted to welcome Matt to the firm. He brings deep experience of developing and driving business relationships and growth, and will ensure that we have “the voice of the client” right at the centre of our decision making and business plans. HLK has just completed a very successful year, and we are energised and excited by the opportunities that lie ahead for our clients and our people.”