James Barron

James Barron has recently moved to a new role as Head of IT for Co-Operative Legal Services. Prior to this, he was Group IT Director at 2020 Legal Ltd.

He has worked in the IT arena for more than thirty years, eight of which within the legal sector. He has worked in various organisations (FMG, finance, software, pharmaceuticals, retail/wholesale and legal) comprising small and large, local to worldwide businesses.

James’ current role has overall responsibility for support and infrastructure, development, case management, analysis, IT design and communications. James’ focus is to drive forward IT strategy for the business and enhance the technology behind the delivery of customer service, both internally and externally working closely with all areas of the business.

His career also extends to 20 years voluntary service gaining experience within Merseyside Police where he attained the rank of Chief Inspector, managing the Special Constabulary for a number of different areas within the force.
James is a graduate of Liverpool John Moores University and is a Chartered IT Professional and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.