Partner and Head of Global & Litigation PR
Deborah joins the MD Communications team as a senior PR specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in professional services PR, holding senior communications roles at global law and accounting firms.
Deborah started out as a journalist in Kenya and then as a solicitor at Clifford Chance. She then built a 20 year career in professional services PR holding senior PR and Communications roles at global law and accounting firms such as Dentons, Clyde & Co, Bristows, RSM and on the agency side acting for clients including BCL Solicitors and Morgan Lewis.
Deborah dramatically transformed firms’ profile-raising strategy and results, delivering exceptional broadsheet and broadcast media coverage.
She has experience across all practice areas as well as in executive profiling. Deborah also spent five years working in financial services PR, working towards financial inclusion in Africa.
Persuasive and influential, she advises leadership on communication strategy and reputation management, crisis communications, Litigation PR and thought leadership.
Deborah engineered a sea change in our firm’s profile in the press (especially national and trade) and on radio and TV, in terms of both quantity and quality of coverage. She tirelessly and successfully networked with media contacts and worked with partners and other specialists in the firm, to identify opportunities and to position us as thought leaders, expert commentators and authoritative writers on developments affecting our clients’ industries and businesses. An exceptionally talented and energetic PR.