Management Team
LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions is the software solutions arm of LexisNexis UK, find out more about our management team.

Andrew Lindsay
General Manager of LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions

Andrew is General Manager of LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions. Andrew has been with the business for…

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Andrew Lindsay
General Manager of LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions

Andrew is General Manager of LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions. Andrew has been with the business for over twenty years, starting as a graduate software developer before leading our Account Management and New Business divisions for many years, helping our clients derive more from their investment. He now leads the UK software business where he is overseeing the execution of our strategy to deliver industry leading enterprise platforms that support both the business and practice of law.

At weekends Andrew is a keen sports follower, a Leeds United fan and enjoys spending time with his family.

Simon Farthing
Visualfiles Sales and Marketing Director

Simon leads the Go-To-Market (GTM) function at LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions with overall responsibility…

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Simon Farthing
Visualfiles Sales and Marketing Director

Simon leads the Go-To-Market (GTM) function at LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions with overall responsibility for the Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Sales Operations & Client Engagement Teams. Simon is responsible for ensuring that we develop and enhance our customer relationships and grow our presence within our chosen markets, helping our valued clients gain greater value from their investment with us.

Experience

Simon has been with LexisNexis for six years. He has worked on a number of key strategic client growth programmes leading our Client Engagement Team across the Enterprise Solutions portfolio. He has also acted as Global Account Director for some of our largest international clients. He is a qualifed Lawyer, Project Manager and Business Analyst. Simon has over twenty years’ experience in the legal services sector and spent many years of his career practicing law within a number of notable regional practices and subsequently headed IT, Development and Comms for a Top 100, 450 user Law Firm, in his time there implementing Visualfiles, Microsoft CRM, iManage, Bighand, Artiion and Aderant solutions, to name a few.

Other Hobbies/areas of interest

Simon is a competitive sailor, a technology addict, a motorsports enthusiast and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.

Sugath Gunawardana
Head of Solution, Implementation and Technical Consulting

With over 20 years’ experience in the legal software sector, Sugs is responsible for directing and…

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Sugath Gunawardana
Head of Solution, Implementation and Technical Consulting

With over 20 years’ experience in the legal software sector, Sugs is responsible for directing and guiding the teams implementing our products, delivering our projects and supporting our clients. Sugs’ focus is on working closely with our customers to help them gain maximum value from their solution as efficiently as possible. Sugs is team centric and people-focussed in his approach. Sugs has worked on a variety of projects ranging from implementations at small law firms through to large, global deployments in magic circle firms. Especially passionate about pro bono projects, he drove the implementation of Lexis Visualfiles at LawWorks, the Solicitors Pro Bono Group, a charity working in England and Wales.

Kept busy by his young family of 3 daughters, but when he gets some free time he enjoys long distance running – Sugs has set himself a 1000 mile target for this year. He is a craft beer connoisseur and a collector of vinyl records.

David Espley
UK Technology Director

David is part of the Global Application Development Team and LNES Senior Leadership Team with responsibility…

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David Espley
UK Technology Director

David is part of the Global Application Development Team and LNES Senior Leadership Team with responsibility for driving the IT strategy for the UK markets. David has vast experience in leading large, agile, cloud-based development teams that have designed and delivered enterprise scale solutions to customers in the banking, legal and media sectors.

He has spent the last decade building systems that are efficient, scalable and ready for big data analysis. In his spare time David enjoys mountaineering and is learning to paraglide.

Samantha Ambler
Senior HR Business Partner

Sam joined Enterprise Solutions in May 2017. She has responsibility for the development of people…

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Samantha Ambler
Senior HR Business Partner

Sam joined Enterprise Solutions in May 2017. She has responsibility for the development of people centred solutions that drive and enable successful business performance within the ES. This includes the development of a high performance culture, the design of the organisation and workforce planning, the management of talent, supporting the organisation through change, ensuring people have access to relevant development opportunities, ensuring the business rewards and recognises people appropriately, diversity and inclusion and employee relations matters.

Before joining Enterprise Solutions, Sam spent over 10 years in the private sector in generalist HR roles within a broad range of industries including positions with Barclays, The AA, British Gas and Centrica. She then spent some time working in the public sector first at the Department for Work and Pensions and most recently with the Cabinet Office.

Sam is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development, the professional body for HR.

As well as enjoying settling in to her new role with Enterprise Solutions, Sam is kept very busy by her two wonderful children Gabriella and Jacob.

Jim Charvill
Senior Director, Software Engineering

As Senior Director for Software Engineering Jim Charvill is responsible for the product development…

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Jim Charvill
Senior Director, Software Engineering

As Senior Director for Software Engineering Jim Charvill is responsible for the product development function for both the company’s legal workflow and case management system, Lexis Visualfiles. A specialist in Agile software development and digital transformation, Jim has helped companies to bring the customer view closer to development practices and evolve products to the cloud across several industry sectors such as finance, oil & gas, health & social care and clinical research. He has played a key role in enabling LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions to adopt lean approaches. He joined the company in 2016.

Prior to this, he was at Sage, where he held the roles of Director Product Development and Head of Technology. He has also held senior technical roles at Tunstall Group, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group charity (CCLG), among others.

Outside of work Jim is a keen DIYer and house renovator, real ale enthusiast and a regular visitor to the Lakes (his spiritual home) with his family and faithful hound, Charlie.