Paris, 21 September 2020. After its recent opening in Brussels,Venturis Consulting Group, the pre-eminent European law firm strategy consulting firm, has further expanded its capabilities by opening an office in Paris, France, which will be headed by Sophie Boyer Chammard – former lawyer and head of strategy and development of international law firms. Sophie has joined as a partner in Paris at the beginning of September 2020.
At Venturis, Sophie’s practice will focus on assisting clients defining profitable and sustainable growth strategies, seeking an alignment between the firm’s client portfolio, its partners’ development ambition and its organization.
Sophie started her career as a lawyer in Finance and M&A in two international law firms (Gide and Clifford Chance). After an experience of strategy consulting at Accenture, Sophie has been working for 20 years in law firm strategy, in positions of director of strategy, development and marketing at Clifford Chance (Paris), Gide Loyrette Nouel (Global) and Hogan Lovells (Europe).
INSEAD MBA, qualified lawyer at the Paris Bar from 1990 to 1998, Sophie holds a Masters’ degree (DESS) in business and tax law at the Sorbonne Paris I and an LLB in English and French Law at King’s College London.
According to Stefanie Hoogklimmer, Frankfurt-based partner: “I am delighted to welcome Sophie to strengthen our profitable revenue growth practice. Her international background and broad range of experience will benefit clients not only in France but across Europe.”
Rupprecht Graf v. Pfeil, Munich-based partner, having worked with Paris based firms over the last ten years adds: ‘’With the opening of our Paris office we are now present in this important legal jurisdiction. Sophie’s knowledge of the French and international legal market will help our clients in their efforts to increase their competitive abilities and we’ll be able to respond to growing client demand across all our practices in France.”
“I am excited to join Venturis Consulting. Since its creation more than 15 years ago, I have watched Venturis grow into the leading European Strategy consulting practice dedicated to law firms. I’m honored to be given the opportunity to add my piece to the story now!” says Sophie Boyer Chammard
For the press:
Venturis Consulting Group is the pre-eminent management and strategy consulting firm for the legal sector with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Milan, Munich, Paris and Stockholm. Venturis has a strategic alliance with Kerma Partners Latin America with offices in Mexico-City and Miami, and, with Warwick Place Legal in New York.
Venturis Consulting Group helps law firms to increase their competitiveness and acts as a trusted advisor in the design, facilitation and execution of complex strategic and organizational initiatives facing the legal industry. We assist the management of sophisticated law firms worldwide to respond to changing markets and competitive dynamics, establish powerful market positions and achieve superior performance. Our advice and research-based insights have been tested and shaped through many years of experience in driving strategic and high impact ‘bet the firm’ change and transformation processes. We have been servicing international business law firms and some of the most prominent independent law firms across Europe for more than 15 years. Venturis has assisted (international) firms with market entries, mergers and advised on governance reviews and profit and practice management systems.
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Sophie Boyer Chammard
Rupprecht Graf v. Pfeil