Derrick is Practice Manager at Danny King Legal, as part of the Administration Team, where he oversees Accounts and Finance, the operation of the office, and manages the Paralegal Team.
Derrick has been working in the legal industry since 1997 and is highly experienced in office management. He began working as Executive Assistant to barristers, before moving into Office Manager and Paralegal roles for various law firms, including most recently for Morris Legal and Searle and Associates Lawyers. Throughout his career, Derrick has developed a strong practice in office management and administration, making him a perfect fit for Danny King Legal. He joined the firm in 2021, and since his arrival, has focused on strengthening internal systems and processes to improve firm-wide efficiency, productivity, and quality of service.
At Danny King Legal, Derrick utilises his expertise in accountancy and finance to manage the Accounts Department. He deals directly with clients and stakeholders regularly, and day to day keeps the office running effectively.
He is well-respected and valued by his colleagues at Danny King Legal for his composure and common-sense approach. Derrick is driven by his desire to continually seek ways to improve processes, and his attention to detail and methodical work style are appreciated by clients and staff alike.
When he is not working, Derrick enjoys an active lifestyle, spending his time cycling or at the gym, and is particularly interested in gardening.