Keith Mellalieu joined the administration and accounts function of GLP Solicitors at Queen Street in Blackfriars, Manchester in June 2000.
He brought with him to GLP a wide-ranging experience of both legal management and also, as group financial controller of a multi-branch and stock exchange listed plc, sound commercial awareness.
A director of the central administration company, he heads a separate office providing services for solicitors including GLP Solicitors and other concerns.
Responsible for the management & financial accounts and allied management functions of the GLP practices, he has been GLP Solicitors’ designated Money Laundering Reporting Officer since 2003 and the Data Controller registered with the Information Commissioner.
He is also the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) approved Compliance Officer for Finance & Administration (COFA) at all GLP Solicitors practices.
Each firm has been Lexcel accredited since 2002. Lexcel is the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark for excellence in legal practice management and excellence in client care. It provides a flexible, supportive management framework to help practices develop consistent operational efficiencies and client services, manage risk effectively, reduce costs and promote profitability. Keith is the Senior Responsible Officer (SRO) for Lexcel.