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We take immense pride in building a fantastic team

The team at Law 365 have a bonafide smorgasbord of individual talents and interests, but we’re united in our passion for what we do and the excellent client service we provide. We feel lucky to be working in one of the most dynamic and thriving sectors, with clients who are both ambitious and agile.

Do you want to be part of our success? It’s a wild ride. So buckle your seat belt! View our current vacancies to find out more.

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Kim Simmonds

CEO and Founder

(She / Her)

Kim believes in making a difference. It’s a core value of hers.

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Kim believes in making a difference. It’s a core value of hers. Whether that is helping your business succeed and grow to charitable endeavours around mentoring young adults. Kim believes in change for the good.

Law 365 was built to make a difference to your business, to your way of working with lawyers in the tech space to fundamentally making the experience of working with lawyers more pleasant, easier, and integral to your success. Kim’s main goal is to have happy clients and happy staff. Change is good for everyone especially when change means success.

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Tim Wallis

Chief Vision Officer

(He / Him)

Tim joins as Chief Vision Officer to provide Microsoft alignment, vision and strategy.

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Tim wants to change the way the world works. Tim founded Content and Code (now Content + Cloud) so he could help organisations Digitally Transform to be more collaborative, competitive and engaging for employees. As a result C+C achieved the status of best Microsoft Partner in the UK.

Tim joins Law 365 as Chief Vision Officer to provide Microsoft alignment, vision and strategy so we can achieve our goal of helping Microsoft Partners grow with less risk.

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Luis Otton

Operations Director

(He / Him)

Luis joined Law 365 after spending over 20 years in the financial services industry.
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Luis joined Law 365 after spending over 20 years in the financial services industry, the majority of that time as a synthetic equity trader. His time there provided him with invaluable insight into the importance of understanding and servicing clients to the highest possible standards.

As Operations Director he is acutely focused on client experience, business transformation, productivity and efficiency. Luis is a true ‘people-person’ and is passionate about building strong relationships with our partners.

Meet our Commercial Legal team

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Julie Alchin

Partner (Commercial)

(She / Her)

Julie joined Law 365 from a background of private practice as a highly experienced commercial lawyer.
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Julie joined Law 365 from a background of private practice as a highly experienced commercial lawyer. She is dedicated to her clients’ needs and is passionate about providing an exceptional service to her clients.

Julie prides herself on not being a typical lawyer by not only providing plain legal advice but also on being approachable and friendly. She ensures that she fully understand her client’s business and needs so that she can help support them in providing practical, commercially focused solutions.

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Juliet Nutland

Partner (Commercial)

(She / Her)

Juliet really enjoys getting to know the businesses and people she works with.
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Juliet really enjoys getting to know the businesses and people she works with. She came to Law 365 from a position of Senior In-House Counsel at a rapidly expanding Fintech business.

As well as handling all types of commercial contracts which come across an in-house lawyer’s desk, Juliet has previous experience of contentious contractual and IP matters. She really enjoys working as part of a team: Whether that’s the internal Law 365 team or the client deal team to make things happen!

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Lizzie Cook

Senior Associate

(She / Her)

Lizzie believes in people and delivers pragmatic, commercially-sound solutions.
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Lizzie believes in people and delivers pragmatic, commercially-sound solutions. Her deep experience in both private practice and in-house allows her to combine practical business awareness with significant expertise in commercial law.

Lizzie joined Law 365 having led the in-house Legal Team at a major global retailer, so she knows how important it is to understand her clients’ goals and to give concise, risk-based legal advice to help achieve them. Lizzie is approachable and kind, with the grit and ‘can-do’ attitude to tackle any problem.

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Jonathan Sklar

Associate

(He / Him)

Jonathan has joined Law 365 with a broad range of commercial experience, gained both in private practice and working in-house for a leading global media & entertainment company.
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Jonathan has joined Law 365 with a broad range of commercial experience, gained both in private practice and working in-house for a leading global media & entertainment company.

Jonathan prides himself on providing outstanding client service and gaining a strong understanding of a business’s operations and the individuals who run them. It is this approach that enables him to develop strong working relationships and deliver pragmatic, straightforward and tailored legal support.

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Ashleigh Evans

Associate

(She / Her)

Ashleigh is Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certified and balances her passion for all things tech within the legal industry.
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Ashleigh is Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certified and balances her passion for all things tech within the legal industry. Having previously worked in both private practice and in-house, Ashleigh understands the importance of working closely with clients to understand their unique business requirements and implement strategies to mitigate risk in commercial contracts.

She prides herself on being proactive, commercially-focused and approachable. Her approach slots in perfectly with our commitment to pragmatic and jargon-free advice.

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Emma Salmon

Associate

(She / Her)

Emma joins Law 365 having previously worked in private practice. She has broad commercial experience and is continuing to build and develop her knowledge of the tech industry.
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Emma joined Law 365 having previously worked in private practice. She has broad commercial experience and is continuing to build and develop her knowledge of the tech industry.

Emma builds and maintains strong client relationships which help her to provide exemplary advice tailored to each client’s needs. Emma prides herself on being friendly, approachable and able to provide jargon-free advice.

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Elizabeth Tozzi

Associate

(She / Her)

Elizabeth has joined Law 365 from private practice with a commercial background.
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Elizabeth has joined Law 365 from private practice with a commercial background. Having also worked in-house, she is committed to understanding the needs of each individual business.

Elizabeth is passionate about learning. She is dedicated to the businesses she works with, and strong client relationships are a top priority. Easy to understand, commercial solutions are at the forefront of her work to make the legal side of business as uncomplicated as possible.

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Yasmin Pannett

Associate

(She / Her)

Yasmin has come to Law 365 having worked and trained for a number of years in-house for one of Europe’s leading credit management companies, where she gained a wide variety of commercial legal experience.
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Yasmin has come to Law 365 having worked and trained for a number of years in-house for one of Europe’s leading credit management companies, where she gained a wide variety of commercial legal experience.

Yasmin enjoys developing and strengthening working relationships, both with clients and with her team and believes this is fundamental to delivering a best in class end to end legal service. Yasmin prides herself on being friendly and approachable and is always happy to get stuck in!

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Urvashi Suddul

Associate

(She / Her)

Vashi joins Law 365 after training in private practice and really developing her passion in all things commercial!
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Vashi joins Law 365 after training in private practice and really developing her passion in all things commercial!

Vashi has a thirst for understanding a client’s business, especially technology clients and particularly Microsoft Partners. She prides herself on being a friendly, approachable and good communicator -- which allows her to develop strong business relationships and progress deals. It is this approach that allows her to provide clients with commercially-focused and tailored advice (free from legal jargon!) without unnecessary delays.

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Elyse Palmer

Associate

(She / Her)

Elyse joined Law 365 having trained and worked in private practice. She has a passion for learning, particularly about the tech industry, her clients, and what is important to their businesses.
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Elyse joined Law 365 having trained and worked in private practice. She has a passion for learning, particularly about the tech industry, her clients and what is important to their businesses.

She feels this approach helps her to build long standing relationships with clients, and helps to provide exemplary advice tailored to each client’s needs. Elyse believes lawyers should be approachable and should prepare advice that doesn’t contain confusing legal terminology.

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Alec Davie

Associate

(He / Him)

Alec has joined Law 365 after having previously trained and worked in private practice. He has a passion for the commercial area of the legal practice and continuing to develop his knowledge of the tech industry.
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Alec has joined Law 365 after having previously trained and worked in private practice. He has a passion for the commercial area of the legal practice and continuing to develop his knowledge of the tech industry.

After coming from a private practice background, Alec knows the importance of understanding the client’s business needs and advising appropriately. Alec prides himself on providing high quality customer service and building a trustworthy relationship with his clients. In doing this, he seeks to provide efficient and pragmatic advice on the merits and risks of any potential next step to reach the client’s desired outcome.

Meet our Employment team

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Megan O'Hara

Partner (Employment)

(She / Her)

Megan is a very experienced employment lawyer who provides clear, reassuring and insightful advice across a wide range of HR and employment law issues.
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Megan is a very experienced employment lawyer who provides clear, reassuring and insightful advice across a wide range of HR and employment law issues.

She is commercially astute and able to swiftly and thoroughly assess the practical needs of clients delivering solution-driven, sensitive advice confidently with a keen eye for mitigating risk. One of her passions is training clients. She is friendly and down to earth. She is often told she is “not a typical lawyer” (although she does love to win an argument)!

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Rebecca Williams

Associate

(She / Her)

Rebecca joins Law 365’s employment team after training in private practice with an international insurance firm.
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Rebecca joins Law 365’s employment team after training in private practice with an international insurance firm. She has a diverse breadth of experience, having worked within the public and private sectors both in the US and UK. She is looking forward to applying this knowledge to advise Microsoft Partners on their employment issues.

Rebecca prides herself on delivering pragmatic, solutions-focused advice to clients and working with them to strengthen their businesses. She loves to get stuck into new matters and develop close working relationships.

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Elliot Burton

Paralegal

(He / Him)

Elliot loves a challenge. After a career in hospitality and the entertainment industry, he is turning his creative skills to the next adventure.
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Elliot loves a challenge. After a career in hospitality and the entertainment industry, he is turning his creative skills to the next adventure. Elliot joins Law 365 as our dedicated Paralegal.

Ever inquisitive and ready to get stuck into the next project, Elliot is on hand to assist our team of solicitors in all their day-to-day tasks. He is a people person and looks forward to working with clients in this exciting industry.

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Harriet Hutchinson

Associate

(She / Her)

Harriet joins Law 365 having previously worked in both private practice and in-house. She appreciates how imperative it is to understand the bigger picture as well as the finer legal details, and has a particular interest in discrimination law.
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Harriet joins Law 365 having previously worked in both private practice and in-house. She appreciates how imperative it is to understand the bigger picture as well as the finer legal details, and has a particular interest in discrimination law.

Harriet is known for her friendly and enthusiastic approach, and prides herself on helping to find the most practical solution for her clients. She’s experienced in advising on a wide variety of employment law matters - including recruitment, employment relations such as performance management, sickness absences and redundancy processes, termination, and post termination issues.

Meet our team behind the magic

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Tory Douglass

Director of Content

(She / Her)

Tory loves success stories. Whether it’s a tale about a courageous mountain climber or an entrepreneur, the juicy bit is always in the journey they took to reach the peak.
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Tory loves story telling. Whether it’s a tale about a courageous mountain climber or an entrepreneur, the juicy bit is always in the journey they took to reach the peak.

At Law 365, she’s helping us to tell our story and, more importantly, taking the legal jargon out of our content so it's easy to understand. She believes in combining the old school values she learned in the world of print publishing, with future-focussed channels, tools and technologies to reach and engage with the people we care about.

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Howard Rickard

Digital Marketing Director

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Howard is an experienced Digital Marketer and Web Developer who has worked across B2C and B2B websites.
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Howard is an experienced Digital Marketer and Web Developer who has worked across B2C and B2B websites.

He's devoted the last 8 years to growing a luxury brand, and is planning to apply all he knows about client service, user-experience and memberships to Law 365.

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Atefeh Aghazadeh

Social Media Manager

(She / Her)

Ati loves to develop multimedia social media content, drawing from her experience as a web developer and a content writer, her master's degree in information technology, and her bachelor's degree in English language and Literature.
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Atefeh joined Law 365 with extensive experience as a Social Media Manager across the globe. Ati loves to develop multimedia social media content, drawing from her experience as a web developer and a content writer, her master's degree in information technology, and her bachelor's degree in English language and Literature.

In order to deliver social campaigns that are both creative and engaging, Ati enjoys researching and evaluating trends, techniques, and better ways to measure performance. She believes in the importance of empowering the wider team to promote and use social media!

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Louise Otton

Executive Performance and Wellbeing Coach

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Louise is our ICF accredited Executive Performance Coach. For more than 15 years she’s worked one-to-one with many business leaders and teams across a broad range of industries.
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Louise is our ICF accredited Executive Performance Coach. For more than 15 years she’s worked 1-2-1 with many business leaders and teams across a broad range of industries. At Law 365, Louise develops high performing individuals and teams. She promotes self-awareness, builds good resilient behaviours, and helps Kim to build a culture where people are happy and thrive. She’s passionate about supporting others to be their best, and in doing so ensures that our client's have an excellent experience.

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Nia Lucas

Finance Manager

(She / Her)

Nia is our Finance Manager. She joined Law 365 from one of the biggest accountancy companies, having provided accounting services to a broad range of clients for over 12 years.
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Nia is our Finance Manager. She joined Law 365 from one of the biggest accountancy companies, having provided accounting services to a broad range of clients for over 12 years. At Law 365, she is focussed on using her finance skills to support the business. Nia is positive, enthusiastic and loves being part of such a successful and growing business.

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Martin Hatch

Technical Architect

(He / Him)

Martin has been a Technical Architect and Developer in Microsoft technologies for over 15 years. He specialises in Microsoft 365, Azure and Web technologies, delivering large enterprise projects for both international organisations and Microsoft Gold Partners across the globe.
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Martin has been a Technical Architect and Developer in Microsoft technologies for over 15 years. He specialises in Microsoft 365, Azure and Web technologies, delivering large enterprise projects for both international organisations and Microsoft Gold Partners across the globe.

In his current role he’s applying his technical experience to design and deliver smart technology solutions for Law 365, their clients and the legal industry as a whole.

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Caitlin Fearon

PA to Kim Simmonds

(She / Her)

Caitlin joined Law 365 after completing her university degree in education. She is extremely passionate about the psychology behind learning. Aside from her commitment to career growth and development, Caitlin continues her passion – teaching swimming.
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Caitlin joined Law 365 after completing her university degree in education. She is extremely passionate about the psychology behind learning. Aside from her commitment to career growth and development, Caitlin continues her passion – teaching swimming.

Caitlin is looking forward to using her time management and organisational skills to support Kim in her role as CEO, which will benefit the clients and business as a whole. Caitlin is enthusiastic and approachable, she loves working as part of a team of hardworking and dedicated individuals who are dedicated to the overall success of the business.

 

Join the growing Law 365 team of technology solicitors

The team at Law 365 have a bonafide smorgasbord of individual talents and interests, but we’re united in our passion for what we do and the excellent client service we provide. We feel lucky to be working in one of the most dynamic and thriving sectors, with clients who are both ambitious and agile.

Do you want to be part of our success? It’s a wild ride. So buckle your seat belt! View our current vacancies to find out more.

Careers

 

Taking care of my staff is my top KPI. If they are happy and performing their best, I know my clients will be delighted with our service.

Kim Simmonds
CEO and Founder, Law 365

Awards and Recognition for Law 365

254 x 169 - The Lawyer International - BEST IT LAW FIRM 254 x 169 - SME LEGAL AWARDS 2021 - INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR 2021 254 x 169 - Women in Law Awards 2020 254 x 169 - National Business Womens Awards 2021 254 x 169 - Global 100 2020 Winner 254 x 169 - Global 100 2021 WInner 254 x 169 - London & South East England Prestige Awards 2022 Winner 254 x 169 - Women in Law Awards 2021 Lawyer Monthly ACQ5 Gamechanger - 254 x 169 254 x 169 - The 10 Most Empowering Women in Business 2021 254 x 169 - 2020 Global Excellence - Most Influential Woman in Tech Law 2020 254 x 169 - Global Awards Winner Logo - Leaders in Law 254 x 169 - Corporate Excellence Awards 2021 - Best Tech Focused Legal 254 x 169 - Innovative Companies to Watch 254 x 169 - Gamechangers 2021 Global Awards

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