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Ruth Napier Ruth Napier

Ruth Napier

Director of Marketing

Heading the firm’s marketing function, Ruth has over 25 years of experience in marketing, business development (BD) and HNW client relationship management (CRM).


She developed her BD and CRM expertise during her 15 years working for European investment banking advisory arms of global banks. Since 2007 Ruth has worked in the legal sector, initially at Simmons & Simmons (as Head of Business Development and then Director of Business Development & Marketing). Prior to joining the firm she was Director of Business Development & Marketing at Cripps Pemberton Greenish for over 9 years.

Ruth graduated from the University of Bradford with a degree in French and Politics, and gained her masters in Information Management from the University of Sheffield. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Professional Services Marketing Group (PSMG) and the Marketing Directors Forum. She was awarded Woman of the Year (Bronze) in the Business Services (SME) category at the 2020 CityWealth PowerWomen Awards.

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