We are delighted to welcome Keith Blizzard, who joins Johnson Hana as Legal Solutions Director.

Keith joins us from Factor (previously Axiom Law) where he was a critical component in their managed solutions/delivery arena. With Factor, Keith spent eight years as a lead subject matter expert in regulatory response and managed service.

Before working for Factor, Keith qualified as a Barrister in London and has had a twenty-year career in law and financial services, working for international law firms and banks including Allen & Overy, JP Morgan, Bank of Ireland and three years with Ulster Bank.

In addition to his illustrious career to date, Keith is a published author, having written The Law of Financial Derivatives in Ireland. The work is the first of its kind and brings together all of the legislation and regulation applying to derivative contracts and market participants in a single volume.

Welcoming Keith to the team Dan Fox, CEO of Johnson Hana, said:

We are thrilled to have Keith join us. His wealth of experience, particularly in the financial services and regulatory markets, will undoubtedly add a great deal of value to our clients, and will help us to scale up our service offerings as the adoption of Alternative Legal Solutions becomes more widespread in Ireland.

Keith joins Johnson Hana as the latest in a wave of new hires in recent months including prominent and respected recruits Michael DoranTanya KidneySinead GarnettAlan Dalton and many others.

Commenting on his new role, Keith said:

Johnson Hana is a wonderful company to be joining. The ALSP market in Ireland is currently going through phase of rapid growth and Johnson Hana are Ireland’s only dedicated Alternative Legal Solution Provider, so I’m excited to be at the forefront of that growth.