I loved being a lawyer and I love the legal industry. I want to see our industry become more inclusive and more agile so we can make smarter life/work choices.

Mary, CEO and Co-Founder

About Flex

Meet the Flex Legal team

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Andy Christie
Head of Marketing

I joined the Flex team as Head of Marketing in May 2022, continuing a legal sector marketing career which has taken me to organisations including the Bar Council and Thomson Reuters Legal. I’ve also previously led marketing teams at companies in the education and HR sectors. Outside of work you’ll find me being bossed around by my three young children.

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Ben Harris
Senior Client Services Manager

I joined Flex Legal as a Client Services Manager in January 2020, having previously qualified as a lawyer. I use my experience to understand our clients' needs and ensure our lawyers are a great match.

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Ben Rogers
Senior Developer

I have been working as a Senior Developer at Flex Legal since October 2018, and have previously worked on large websites such as Jobsite and BBC Online. I work closely with the tech team to improve the technology behind the Flex Legal platform.

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Christine Smith
Marketing and Community Associate

I’m Christine and have spent over 30 years in the legal sector. Most recently, I worked in the marketing team for a legal recruiter, and I am looking to build on this by helping grow the Flex Legal's Manchester Hub via networking and events.

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Damian Sims
Head of Finance

I've been working for Flex Legal since April 2019 and look after everything finance related. Before Flex Legal, I spent five years building and scaling finance and commercial functions at several high-growth start-ups. I'm also working (very) remotely in New Zealand!

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Elena Pitsillides
Head of Lawyers and Legal Counsel

I'm Elena and have been with Flex Legal since December 2020, taking on the dual role of Head of Lawyers & Legal Counsel. I have previously worked as a qualified solicitor at a number of well-known firms.

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Emma McDowell
Head of Client Delivery

I joined Flex Legal as its first employee in March 2017, and previously worked as a banking and finance solicitor at an international law firm. My experience means I fully understand our client's needs - and can make sure everyone is happy!

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James Bosson
Marketing & Community Associate

I have been working as a Marketing and Community Associate at the Flex Legal's Manchester office since September 2020. I have a BA Creative Writing degree, an MA Politics degree, and years of media production experience. I also can't stop hiking!

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James Moore

I co-founded Flex Legal back in May 2016, and am a software engineer by training. I previously played a pivotal senior role in turning a small tech startup into a multinational market leader. I now work closely with the tech team at Flex Legal and make our platform the best it can be.

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Joanna Francis
Client Account Manager

I'm Joanna, the Client Account Manager here at Flex Legal! I have had a wide ranging career to date, having previously worked in small and large businesses, as well as in government roles. I live in London with my husband, 2 children, and Monty the Labrador!

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Kate Gaskell
Chief Operating Officer

I'm Kate and I have been working in the legal sector for nearly 20 years. I worked at Magic and Silver Circle firms in London and Sydney, and then was a director at LexisNexis before joining Flex Legal in April 2022. I'm passionate about people - their development, wellbeing and ability to do work that fulfils them. I'm thoroughly kept on my toes by my two daughters (best and most unreasonable 'bosses' I've ever had!).

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Keith Howie
Senior Developer

I've been working in the tech team as a Full Stack Software Engineer since April 2019. I've been tinkering with computers and electronics since an early age, and have been building shinier and shinier things for over 15 years.

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Lizzie Grayson
Client Services Associate

I’m Lizzie, I graduated the University of Cumbria in 2021 with my LLB, and I am currently in Manchester studying my LLM and Bar Course. I enjoy drinking whisky, walking up hills, and cooking good food.

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Louise Anderson
Head of the Northern Hub

I joined Flex Legal in March 2020, and work closely with our clients and partners across Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds to grow our presence in the North. In my free time I'm a fan of espresso martinis, cycling, and learning to play piano!

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Mary Bonsor

I'm Mary, the CEO and founder of Flex Legal. I previously worked as a property litigation solicitor at a City law firm. I now spend a lot of my time meeting with new clients and focusing on Flex Legal's vision. I love hearing people's stories and career journeys so do get in touch!

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Mosawer Moneer
Junior Client Services Manager

I’m Mo, a Junior Client Services Manager in the Lawyers team at Flex Legal. I have worked at Flex since July 2021, across multiple areas of the business. I have completed a Law with Business degree and I have ambitions to qualify as a Commercial Solicitor.

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Nishat Choudhury
Client Services Associate

Hi, I’m Nishat and I am a Client Services Associate at Flex within the Lawyers Team. I completed a Law with Philosophy degree in 2020 and previously worked as a paralegal through Flex. I hope to gain more commercial and legal experience whilst working here and I am looking to secure a training contract.

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Olivia Collicott
Senior Client Services Manager

Hi, I'm Olivia and I joined Flex in June 2022. I'm a Client Services Manager in the Lawyers team, working from our Northern Hub. Prior to joining Flex, I worked in legal recruitment and have 8 years experience of working with a variety of in-house teams (and some very cool businesses!) across the UK.

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Richard Nicholls
Senior Developer

I have been working as a Senior Developer for Flex Legal since August 2018. I spend my days pushing buttons to make the tiny lights in this metal box display in just the right pattern. It makes me and other people happy.

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Sally-Ann O'Kane
Marketing Coordinator

Hi, I'm Sally! I joined Flex Legal as a Marketing Coordinator in August 2021, hoping to spread the word about Flex and all the good work we do. I have a background in marketing, previously working at Manchester Metropolitan University and wholesale exporter, Ramsden International, and studied BA English at Leicester University.

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Sam Ellis
Senior Developer

I joined Flex as a Senior Developer in April 2021. I've always had a passion for computers and development and for the last 15 years I've been fortunate enough to do it for a living. I also very much enjoy travelling when the world allows!

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Sophie Gould
Head of Learning and Development

I'm the Head of Learning and Development at Flex Legal and have over 25 years' experience in the legal sector. Most notably, I have worked as a corporate commercial lawyer in the city, and as the Head of Legal for various media companies.

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Sophie Price
Executive Assistant

Hi, I'm Sophie and I have been an Executive Assistant at Flex Legal since November 2020. I've previously worked in the luxury fashion and drinks industries and am now here to support the Flex management team and provide HR assistance.

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Tabitha Bryce
Team Assistant

Hi, I’m Tabitha and I joined Flex in 2023 as the Junior Assistant. In my undergrad I graduated with a first in Political Science at RAIUL. I then went on to complete my LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice from the University of Edinburgh. In my spare time I love extreme sports, circus training and exploring.

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Zaia Ndokera
Head of Paralegals

I qualified as a lawyer in 2018 and joined Flex in September 2021. My experience helps me to quickly understand our clients’ and candidates’ needs to make sure things run as smoothly as possible.