Meet the Team

Chris Harris


Ex-founder and CEO of Lawyer Checker (sold 2021) which achieved significant conveyancing market penetration.

An entrepreneurial solicitor with expert knowledge of the changing dynamics of the distribution and 'manufacturing' capabilities within the residential property sector - including the technology, information provision, key individuals and financial metrics influencing these changes.

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Karen Babington


Founder of several conveyancing sector companies and a previous Corporate Sales Director at the UK's largest conveyancing group.

Vast experience of working with start-ups through to corporates, often in relation to breaking into new markets and the need to achieve significant growth.

A committee member of Women In Residential Property.

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Gemma Felstead

Operations Director

Highly effective Operations Director with over 15 years of experience.

Responsible for overseeing the daily business operations, making informed decisions ensuring the business meets its short and longer term objectives.​

Expert at building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders with sound judgement and integrity.

Trev Richards

Chief Technology Officer

Versatile technology leader, who has been growing teams across a multitude of businesses and industries including automotive, transportation, finance and property sectors.

Trev thrives on getting involved in technical challenges but also supporting and growing teams. Trev joined CC in September 2023 to support the team in a strategic capacity and drive efficiency and standardisation in the development process.

Cris Wilson

Senior Software Engineer

Experienced senior software engineer comfortable with building enterprise scale software in the cloud.

Notable projects include big data processing for the Department of Transport and working with LabX on their NHS test pipeline. Cris is versatile and been involved with projects ranging from microservices to producing mobile Xamarin apps.

Simon Giddings

Senior Software Engineer

Full stack developer with 20+ years experience developing software solutions for the financial, commercial and charitable sectors.

Beginning with C++ and Oracle while at university, progressing through Access DB with VB5/6, then 15+ years fully object-oriented programming in C# .NET 2.0 up to current versions, developing and supporting Web Apps, APIs, Windows desktop applications, console apps and services.

Andrei Iovu

Business Analyst

A decade of experience in the technology industry showcasing his diverse skill set in data analysis, software development, and product design.

Andrei enhances communication within the team by streamlining processes and bridging the gap between business objectives and technological solutions, focusing on requirements, scoping, and analysis. Additionally, Andrei contributes his creative expertise whenever necessary.

Jonny Palmer

Data Scientist

Responsible for leading the development of our NLP capability and the application of language models to enhance their ability to understand, interpret and act upon.

Jonny works closely with external partners such as The Hartree Centre to enable the latest thinking and approaches in artificial intelligence to be applied to our products

Alison Taylor

Lead Conveyancer

A seasoned Licensed Conveyancer with 18 years’ worth of industry experience and a deep technical knowledge and understanding of conveyancing and property law.

A successful track record in establishing structure, implementing streamlined training processes and workflows in addition to running departments as Head of Conveyancing.

A keen interest in revolutionising the conveyancing process through the use of technology to enhance transaction efficiency.

Jamie Shemeld

Head of Customer Success

12+ years, experience in the property industry with a proven track record of success in driving business growth and customer satisfaction

Starting as an Estate Agent before moving to a career in Conveyancing Jamie then moved to business development and customer success within one of the biggest law firms in the UK gaining an understanding of law firms and their customers

Jamie joined us in April 2024 to support our customers from on-boarding to use and provide them with an understanding of future product features and changes.

Marion Palmann

Strategic and Conveyancing Advisor

A solicitor with conveyancing experience of more than 40 years, and for 27 years the owner and Risk & Compliance manager with responsibility for training and quality standards at a large and successful firm of Conveyancers before a merger with the Simply Group in 2022.

Extensive hands-on experience in building and managing Visualfiles case management system and analysing workflows to optimise efficiency.

Interested in joining the team?