BLP hires knowledge management director

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed a new director of knowledge management to its board

Professional support lawyer Lucy Dillon (left) has joined from Linklaters, where she was head of the litigation information unit. Managing partner Neville Eisenberg said Dillon would devise the firm's strategy for knowledge management and lead its implementation as head of a unit of 10 professional support lawyers already at BLP. Priorities include maximising the firm's use of new technology, including its B-Professional joint venture with Deloitte & Touche to develop web-based business solutions for SMEs.