A modest start to breakthrough technology

Yvonne Hirons, CEO & Founder, established Perfect Portal in 2014 in the coastal town of Southport, Merseyside, UK. Initially designed to capture early client data, Perfect Portal has grown considerably under Yvonne's leadership. Today, hundreds of small, mid-sized & top 100 law firms worldwide are using our ground-breaking technology.

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Meet the Team

Our Global CEO and Commander in Chief, Yvonne has worked in the legal sector since 1998 and founded Perfect Portal in 2014. Since then, she has remained our powerhouse and her solution-driven mindset and enthusiasm are at the core of the substantial growth that the business has seen over the last few years.

Fun Fact: Yvonne loves sailing her boat, ‘Pubseeker’ across the canals of her much-loved local area and prides herself on her ability to (almost) always maintain her balance when dancing on any surface!

Yvonne Hirons

CEO & Founder

As our Operations Manager, Josh is a strong leader with the ability to develop the Perfect Portal team and achieve great results. His collaborative and motivating approach provides the team with support to deliver results for both the business and our clients.

 

Fun Fact: Josh can’t live without his PS5, he's also a fully trained mechanic which means there are few things too tough or complicated for him to fix.

Josh Ireson

Operations Manager

Our Senior Sales Executive uses his 20+ years of experience to show law firms the power of digital and how the latest tech and IT solutions can help them grow. His vibrant and friendly approach has driven our unprecedented growth across the UK with more law firms adopting Perfect Portal’s technology.

Fun Fact: At the weekends Rob can be found engaging in a healthy dose of family competition at his local golf course in Worsley.

Rob Lawson

Senior Sales Executive

Richard is an experienced Business Development Manager who can help your company with plans for future growth. His areas of expertise include property and financial services as well as the legal services market; he's worked extensively on projects in these respective fields helping law firms or estate agents to strategise their way forward so they may succeed at what matters most - you!

 

Fun Fact: Richard is married with 3 sports-mad boys and spends his weekends supporting Ipswich Town FC.

Richard Garland

Business Development Manager

Our Product Manager, Andy, has gone from strength to strength since he joined the Perfect Portal team back in 2015. Since then, he has helped us develop and grow as a business. Andy is at the core of the company’s internal structure and is the living proof that men can multi-task.

Fun fact: Andy is Perfect Portal’s very own sourdough and pizza creating pro!

Andy Owen

Product Manager

Anita is a driven individual who loves working with innovation and technology. She has been working in legal tech for almost 4 years, and during that time she has gained invaluable experience.

She's also a gym lover and likes to stay in shape by hitting the treadmill or the weights on a regular basis.

Fun fact: Anita has a soft spot for classical music as she played violin for 6 years!

Anita Zielinska

Product Manager

Sophia has a law degree from LJMU University and four years of experience in property law, as well one year working on electrical engineering projects.

She also likes going to the gym and keeping fit while eating out (it's all about balance!).

Fun Fact: Her pup Bruce is an adorable baby bulldog who is simply gorgeous.

Sophia Sanchez

Project Manager

Emily has joined the team with 7 years of conveyancing experience under her belt and spent the last 2 as team manager.

When she’s not busy managing the Client Success team, she spends all her spare time in the Lakes (it’s practically her second home) with friends and family – mostly with a drink in hand!

Fun fact: She absolutely loves 80’s music, especially when accompanied by her (bad) dance moves.

Emily Briscoe

Head of Client Success

With a wealth of property client services knowledge, Paul has quickly become one of our most valued Client Success Managers. With more than 10 years of experience in property management and development in London, Paul prides himself on delivering the very best service for his clients.

Fun Fact: Paul loves cooking up a storm in the kitchen or reaching for the microphone for a cheeky karaoke session.

Paul Hurrell

Client Success Manager

Jess Davies is one of our Client Success Managers with an entrepreneurial spirit. She joined the team with a background in conveyancing (case handling) and Business Management, graduating from Liverpool John Moores University. Jess has always been keen on walking for leisure, especially in the Lake District; she also enjoys making digital pet portraits in her spare time.

 

Fun Fact: Jess is a qualified nail technician!

Jess Davies

Client Success Manager

Michael Scotland, the HelpDesk Consultant who's worked in conveyancing as a case handler is a dog dad and one of the first Bluecoat's to join Perfect Portal.

Fun Fact: Incredibly, Michael can do a cartwheel into the splits after several drinks - but not too many!

Michael Scotland

HelpDesk Consultant

After completing her law degree at Edge Hill University, Nicole began working in conveyancing - a role that involved providing legal support to clients during the purchase and sale of property, before joining the HelpDesk team at Perfect Portal. Nicole enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her friends and family.

Fun Fact: Nicole is a mum of one to a sassy 4 year old!

Nicole Selby

HelpDesk Consultant

Martyna is a driven individual who has been working in customer service for seven years, qualifying as an ILSPA Legal Secretary in the process as well as studying for a Law degree with the Open University.

She loves being active and hates sitting still, so she goes on long walks with her dog (the most adorable Akita called Kira) or hikes when the opportunity arises!

Fun fact: After she's had a few, her alter ego Chloe makes a musical appearance as thinks she's can play the guitar and piano super well!

Martyna Wojciechowska

HelpDesk Consultant

With over 23 years of marketing and events experience, Anthea knows how to create campaigns that capture attention and produce results. She started her career in the legal sector, at Butterworths (now known as LexisNexis), and has maintained strong relationships with her former colleagues.
Anthea is passionate about helping people solve problems - for her, the customer experience is always paramount. She’s also a bit of a tech geek on the sly, so working in the digital technology world is like heaven for her.


Fun fact: Anthea is featured dancing away in a music video from the 80’s!

Anthea Thomas

Marketing Manager

Our resident Senior Creative Marketing Executive and winner of Perfect Portal’s Picasso Award, Jeanne, who joined us in 2019, is the standout creative when it comes to our company image. From creating graphics, website materials and our client’s branded apps, she is the one-stop shop for all our creative marketing needs.

Fun Fact: Jeanne is an out and proud wine drinking connoisseur and a trained physiotherapist. That is sure to come in handy if she takes any grape-induced tumbles!

Jeanne Meignant

Senior Creative Marketing Executive

Despite being a more recent addition to the PP team, Fay has already impressed us with her keen eye for detail and creative flair. With a design scholarship at Cosmopolitan Magazine under her belt, it is hardly surprising that Fay knows how to create the best branding for our clients.

Fun Fact: Fay is a talented calligrapher and has a passion for creating animations.

Fay Al Najjar

Digital Marketing Executive

Coming from a Creative Agency, Matthew is a recent addition to the Marketing team at Perfect Portal; he brings with him a wealth of knowledge and creativity that will be applied across multiple touchpoints. A big supporter of Liverpool Football Club, Matthew often attends games when possible.

Fun Fact: Matt is a collector of rare Nike and Jordan trainers (he claims it’s an unhealthy addiction at this point!).

Matthew Latham

Graphic Designer/Marketing Assistant

At the heart of Perfect Portal’s technology is the amazing Geek Squad, our group of talented tech wizards. This close-knit team of developers work tirelessly to ensure our systems are constantly offering the best IT solutions for our clients.

 

With their shared love of gaming, sweet snacks and Marvel films, this collaborative team have a keen interest in tech innovation and development.

Geek Squad

“In the UK, we have quickly grown and now we operate in Australia where we are seeing enormous growth. Our challenge is now to build on our local talent pool and to attract more developers, sales people and account managers who have demonstrable skills. We know that Southport holds plenty of talented people who can really add to the business and I’d be delighted to hear from anyone out there looking to grow themselves with a local and global technology brand.”
Yvonne Hirons
CEO & Founder at Perfect Portal

company Highlights

Our Perfect Journey

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2014
Humble beginnings
After a few years of careful deliberation, CEO & Founder Yvonne Hirons soft launches the business in her hometown of Southport. Previously, the product had focused primarily on supporting legal providers with more effective methods in capturing leads through conveyancing quote calculators.
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2015
Company acquisition
After a successful first year, Perfect Portal attracts a substantial level of interest, with several stakeholders investing in shares to facilitate the scaling of the company.
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2016
Global ambitions: Perfect Portal’s Australian office opens
A good idea should be shared with the world. After identifying a demand in the land down under, CEO & Founder Yvonne Hirons unveils an eight-person team to begin scaling Perfect Portal’s technology to make it both accessible and compliant to the legislative system in Australia.
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2016
LEAP integration
A global powerhouse in the legal tech industry, LEAP is the first CMS system to fully integrate with Perfect Portal’s new business management technology. With the primary focus to better support our mutual clients, further refinements have since been conducted to enhance the efficiency of the overall integration.
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2017
InfoTrack integration
We teamed up with InfoTrack, a one-stop shop for digital onboarding, tailored principally for conveyancing purposes. By combining our technologies, we are able to provide our law firms with a more well-rounded solution to client onboarding for our law firms.
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2017
Out with the old, in with the new
Our highly skilled in-house developers were busy at work constructing a completely new version of our software systems. After discussions with our clients, we ensured all enhancements further supported the law firms already utilising our technology.
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2018
Tikit P4W integration
Partnership Milestone. Company efforts shifted to ensure mutual clients of Perfect Portal and some of the largest CSM legal software companies are accounted for. This saw the unveiling our latest integration with TIKIT P4W.
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2019
Say hello to our branded mobile apps
After much reflection upon industry needs, Perfect Portal introduces branded mobile apps for their law firms. These unique applications assembled by our uber-talented, in-house graphic designers offer multiple functionalities, with key stage updates to transform processes.
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2019
It's time for a new home
It was emotional, but we had to make the move to a space that was more conducive to our growth strategy. We jumped ship and opted for our fabulous office situated on Fylde Road, Southport. Yet, we hadn’t lost track of where we came from; our new office is situated just a stone throws distance from where it all started – and even closer to our favourite chippy!
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2020
The one millionth quote!
The champagne came out the day we reached this significant milestone. We experienced an incremental rise in the volume of quotes from our conveyancing calculators and website widgets. Surpassing the million mark was a proud moment for the entire company.
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2020
In great company –ReviewSolicitors & Reapit integration
The summer of 2020 saw our technology integrated with one of the largest law-based reviewing services in the country, as well as Reapit, a software solution for estate agents with over 33,000 users globally.
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2020
Reshuffling & growing the team
To ensure the support for the growing number of law firms utilising Perfect Portal’s technology, all departments have added new members to the team, including the addition of a dedicated helpdesk to ensure clients get the support they need.
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2021
Perfect Portal: A complete digital onboarding solution
As time evolves, so do we. The unrivalled service we provide law firms is now more extensive than it once was. Our comprehensive new business management system enables users to capture leads, organise internal matters, enhance brand image, as well as conducting all onboarding matters safely & securely.
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2021
Leading the legal industry: InfoTrack eCOS integration
Designed to further enhance the process of compliance, eCOS (electronic client onboarding solutions) is released and accessible via Perfect Portal’s branded mobile apps. From digital forms to verification processes – this development was a market-leading introduction to the legal industry.
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2021
The Revolutionary Digitisation of TA6 Part 1
Perfect Portal adds the ground-breaking digital TA6 Part 1 feature to their offerings. In a streamlined version of the full TA6 questionnaire, Perfect Portal, InfoTrack, and The Law Society created a cutting-edge digital form which allows for seamless collection of key property data at the marketing stage, enhancing the home buying experience.

AWARDS

Innovation of the Year
March 2022
Innovation of the Year
British Conveyancing Awards
Outstanding Commitment to Training
November 2021
Outstanding Commitment to Training
Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Service Provider of the Year
November 2021
Service Provider of the Year
Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Business Development Professional of the Year - Rob Lawson
May 2021
Business Development Professional of the Year - Rob Lawson
British Conveyancing Awards
Technology Team of the Year
May 2021
Technology Team of the Year
British Conveyancing Awards
Conveyancing Award
January 2019
Conveyancing Award
LegalEX Awards
Best Use of Technology
July 2018
Best Use of Technology
Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Innovation of the Year
July 2018
Innovation of the Year
Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Service Provider of the Year
July 2018
Service Provider of the Year
Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Service Provider of the Year
July 2019
Service Provider of the Year
Modern Law Conveyancing Awards
Outstanding Achievement of the Year
July 2019
Outstanding Achievement of the Year
Modern Law Conveyancing Awards

CAREERS

Working for Perfect Portal
Client Success Manager
Southport
Full-time
We are expanding our Southport Team and are looking for a Client Success Manager, with prior knowledge of how Conveyancing Departments operate within Law Firms.
PHP Developer
Southport
Full-Time
We are expanding our development team and are looking for a passionate and creative PHP Developer to join our existing development team in Southport.
Business Development Manager
Remote
Full-Time
As one of our Business Development Managers, you'll be responsible for acquiring new business, achieving, and exceeding sales targets, as well as building great client relationships with your outstanding personality and five-star service! If you have experience in this area and are looking for an amazing opportunity within the legal tech industry, don’t hesitate to apply.
Senior PHP Developer
Hybrid
Full-Time
We are expanding our development team and are looking for a passionate and creative Senior PHP Developer to join our existing development team in Southport.
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