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  • Anthony Rose

    Anthony Rose

    Co-Founder and CEO
    Serial entrepreneur and startup champion, Anthony is our CEO and Co-Founder.

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    Benedict Conry

    R&D Tax Lead
    Ben is a Tax Specialist with over five years' experience in R&D.

  • Kim Hahne

    Kim Hahne

    Funding Strategist
    Kim is a Funding Strategist at SeedLegals and has supported as a pivotal team member, in achieving the milestone of £1BN raised through SeedLegals.

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    Nancy Hawthorn

    Senior S/EIS specialist
    Nancy is our senior S/EIS expert and Operations Manager. She's dedicated to demystifying S/EIS for founders who already have enough on their plate.

  • Gordon Herd Seedlegals

    Gordon Herd

    Senior Legal Associate
    Gordon is a Senior Legal Associate with years of experience acting both for companies and VC investors.

  • Abdul Khan

    Abdul Khan

    Legal Counsel
    Legal Counsel Abdul has significant experience negotiating VC funding rounds.

  • Kirsty Macsween

    Kirsty MacSween

    Our writer Kirsty is on a mission to build up a bank of resources for founders.

  • Xavier Nicholls

    Xavier Nicholls

    R&D Strategist
    Xavier Nicholls is our R&D Strategist here at SeedLegals. He’s helped qualify and ensure hundreds of start ups, scale ups and SMEs received their R&D tax credits.

  • Ria Sangal

    Ria Sangal

    Options Associate
    Ria is one of our Options Experts, helping founders set up option schemes to reward their teams with equity.

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    Jonny Seaman

    Investor Partnerships Manager
    Jonny Seaman is our Investor Partnerships Manager. With over 200 closed rounds under his belt, he’s seen the good, the bad and the ugly of startup investment.

  • Anna Sivula

    Anna Sivula

    Senior Legal Associate
    Anna is a qualified lawyer and a Senior Legal Associate here at SeedLegals. She has years of experience as a commercial and corporate lawyer, working with many startups and SMEs.

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    Meagan Snopkowski

    Senior Options and R&D Specialist
    Meagan is our Senior Options and R&D Specialist. She loves to help entrepreneurs make the most of the UK's tax schemes.

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    Kaylin Sullivan

    Kaylin is on a mission to help tech companies make a positive impact on the right audience

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    Matt Terry

    CX Team Manager
    Matt is our CX Team Manager. After teaching and practising law, Matt's a natural fit to lead, train and develop our customer support team.

  • Zlatina Trifonova

    Zlatina Trifonova

    CX Team Lead, SEIS/EIS Specialist
    Zlatina heads up the SEIS/EIS team at SeedLegals helping companies navigate the complex world of SEIS/EIS applications.

  • Fintan White

    Fintan White

    Senior Funding Expert
    Fintan is a Team Lead, Senior Funding Expert and Operations Manager at SeedLegals, With over 150 closed rounds to date, he is dedicated helping founders successfully raise funding.

  • Suzanne Worthington

    Suzanne Worthington

    Senior Writer
    Sooze is our Senior Writer. She's obsessed with making complicated things easy to understand.

  • Yana

    Yana Abramova

    Founder of Pretiosum Ventures
    Yana is our expert contributor on all things to do with how to raise startup funding and pitch to investors. She's an investment expert and the founder of early stage VC firm Pretiosum Ventures.

  • 62d926778667bb377251dad6 Oliver Kicks

    Oliver Kicks

    Principal at Concept Ventures
    Oliver Kicks is our expert contributor on all things related to venture capital funding. He’s a principal at Concept Ventures - the UK’s largest dedicated pre-seed fund.

  • Claire Macmillan

    Claire Macmillan

    Pitch Coach
    Claire helps founders create and deliver outstanding investor presentations, from seed rounds and series A, B, C through to private equity exits and IPOs.

  • Yohann Merran

    Yohann Merran

    Founder of Angels Partners
    Yohann is our expert contributor on all things angel investment. From how to find investors to tips on pitching, Yohann has the experience to guide founders in the right direction.

  • Eliza Thompson, Themis

    Eliza Thompson

    Research specialist at Themis
    Eliza is a financial crime researcher at Themis, working on a variety of topics from sanction compliance to the financial crime risks of emerging technologies.

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