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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Aisha Arden
Client Services Associate

I'm Aisha, an aspiring solicitor currently undertaking a Commercial Development Scheme at Flex Legal. I have a Law and Anthropology degree from the LSE and have worked internationally in chambers and private practice law firms.

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Alla Koman
Sales Associate

I am an aspiring solicitor, currently undertaking a Commercial Development Scheme at Flex Legal. I studied law at Queen Mary University of London and have previously worked as a paralegal at several well-known firms.

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Amy Weir-Simmons
Client Services Associate

I am an aspiring solicitor, currently undertaking a Commercial Development Scheme at Flex Legal. I have a First-Class Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts and have completed a Master of Arts in Law at the University of Law. I am currently building my legal experience and applying for training contracts.

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Avaneesh Cheema
Client Services Associate

I’m Avaneesh and I work as a Client Services Associate here at Flex Legal. I have a Law degree from the University of Kent and I completed my LPC at BPP. I am currently building my legal experience and applying for training contracts.

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Ben Harris
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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Bill Galloway
Senior UX Designer

I am a Senior UX/UI Product Designer here at Flex Legal, and have been here since June 2020. I have over 20 years' industry experience in driving digital product and brand improvements for some of the UK's largest and best-known brands.

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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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Daniel Akinbisehin
Client Services Associate

I'm Daniel and I'm a Client Services Associate here at Flex Legal. I have a History and Politics degree from the University of Bristol and completed my GDL and LPC at the University of Law. I'm also a Future Trainee Solicitor at Gowling WLG!

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Elena Pitsillides
Client Services Manager and Legal Counsel

I'm Elena and have been with Flex Legal since December 2020, taking on the dual role of Client Services Manager & Legal Counsel. I have previously worked as a qualified solicitor at a number of well-known firms, and am now looking to build on that experience here at Flex Legal!

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Emma McDowell
Head of Lawyer Engagement

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 lawyers' needs - and can make sure everyone is happy!

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Harry Mellor
Client Development Manager

I have been at Flex Legal since January 2020, and work in Manchester in the Sales team. I graduated from Bristol University in 2019 with a law degree, and am currently applying for training contracts with ambitions to qualify as a commercial solicitor at a City firm.

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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
CTO

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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Jennifer Ofodile
Sales Associate

Hi, my name is Jennifer and I’m one of the Sales Associates here at Flex Legal. I’m originally from Ireland but moved to Manchester in September 2019 to do my LLM at the University of Manchester and have been here ever since. Whilst I am currently enjoying my time at Flex Legal, I hope to qualify in the future!

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Jenny Sacaj
Sales Associate

I'm Jenny, currently a part of the Commercial Development Scheme here at Flex Legal. I have previously worked at a range of boutique firms whilst balancing an LLM from UCL, where I'll be looking forward to graduating in 2021!

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Jessica Rivett
General Manager

I joined Flex Legal in December 2020. It's a happy return to the legal industry for me after 5 years working in operations and partnerships at a media company, as in a previous life I was a litigation solicitor at an international law firm. This means I can make sure things run smoothly and understand our clients, lawyers and paralegals needs!

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Joanna Francis
Head of Client Services

I'm Joanna, the Head of Client Services 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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Juan D'Achiardi
Product Manager

I'm Juan and I joined Flex as their first product manager. I am passionate about building delightful software products that solve real world problems. I like to play the guitar and speak a few languages. Can't say how excited I am to join such a great team!

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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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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
CEO

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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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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Sam Gunn
Chief Operating Officer

I'm Sam and I joined Flex Legal in September 2017, after working as a technology strategy consultant for various start-ups and corporate innovation teams. I handle the product side of business and keep everything running smoothly.

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Sarah Michie
Sales Associate

I’m Sarah and I began working for Flex Legal in London as a Sales Associate in April 2021. I have a degree in Psychology and spent five years working abroad in the ski industry before undertaking the Scots Law LLB and DPLP at Dundee University. I’m a future trainee at Burness Paull in Edinburgh, so I’m trying to enjoy London as much as possible before then!

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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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Tanya Robinson
Client Services Manager

I joined Flex Legal as a Client Services Manager in June 2020 and I head up the paralegal side of the bookings team. My specialty is all areas of conveyancing. I enjoy travelling, new challenges and in my spare time love a good read!