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HM3 Legal welcomes Chris Hayes as Head of Innovation

HM3 Legal has recently welcomed Chris Hayes, as an Employment Law Partner and Head of Innovation.

HM3 Legal is pleased to welcome Chris Hayes, as an Employment Law Partner and Head of Innovation. Chris has over 14 years’ experience in employment law which, when combined with his commitment to cutting-edge technology and service excellence, adds further breadth and spark to the team at HM3 Legal.

Innovation Matters

HM3’s willingness to embrace change and differentiate itself in a competitive market resonated strongly with Chris who said:

“I’m thrilled to join HM3 at this pivotal moment in their journey. From afar, I have admired their unwavering dedication to client satisfaction and bold, distinctive brand identity.

“My discussions with the HM3 leadership team underscored their commitment to innovation, particularly in using technology to elevate the client experience. I’m excited to contribute to HM3’s new chapter in transformation and sustainable growth.”

Shaking Up Legal Services

Lindsey Kidd, Managing Director at HM3 Legal commented:

“We are thrilled to welcome Chris to our team as our new Head of Innovation. There can be no avoiding the ferocious advancement of digital services and AI over recent years. While we are already active in these spaces as a business, it’s clear that the pace of innovation is accelerating and rapidly evolving. 

“We want to harness digital tools and tech innovation to further enhance and differentiate our offering; this is about making the client experience personal and memorable, while also adding value and increasing the ways clients can choose to engage with us.”

Speaking on Chris’s experience, Lindsey added:

“Chris brings a wealth of experience and a visionary mindset that perfectly aligns with our commitment to leveraging tech and AI solutions in the legal industry. Appointing Chris in this newly created role underscores our dedication to driving transformation and delivering unparalleled value to our clients.

“We are confident Chris will spearhead innovative initiatives that will set new benchmarks in our field, ensuring we remain at the forefront of legal services. Welcome aboard, Chris! We are excited for the journey ahead.”

The Right Fit

As an employment lawyer, Chris will be playing a part in expanding the existing team at HM3 Legal by also becoming joint head of the team, with Justine Watkinson. He added:

“The existing employment law team is respected in the market and I look forward to being involved with the next phase of its evolution in line with their ambitious plans.”

As an innovator, his vision is to use technology to further enhance HM3’s service levels and for clients to benefit from streamlined operations. Chris expanded:

“Legal services is evolving rapidly, and HM3’s commitment to staying ahead of the curve is evident. I’m inspired by their dedication to gold-standard service, and excited to be part of a team that punches above its weight in the legal sector.”

Chris concluded: “Together, we will build on HM3’s strong foundation and chart a course for continued success.”

Challenging Traditional Practices

HM3 Legal has earned a reputation for excellence, consistently exceeding expectations and delivering outstanding results for clients with a world class NPS score, independently awarded by Investor in Customers.

HM3 Legal is one of the few solicitors directly addressing common frustrations with 6 fresh standards including fixed fees and a no chase pledge. From offices in Chester, Liverpool and Wirral, HM3 Legal is well-placed for providing specialist legal advice to businesses and individuals across the North West and nationally. HM3 Legal welcomes clients looking for a legal business not afraid to redefine traditional practices.

If HM3 Legal sound like the kind of legal business you would like to work with, you can contact the team for an informal chat at or visit www.HM3.Legal.

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