Meet The Team

Tom Durbin St George

Managing Director
Tom Durbin St George Bio

Tom joined easy convey following the acquisition by Dye & Durham and is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the company. Tom lead the acquisition of Finlay Associates which has helped grow the company through combined services and products.  He is the chair of the conveyancing committee of the LSSA and has been working with national stakeholders to help forge e-conveyancing for the 21st century. He holds a B.Sc., LL.B and LL.M and was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2007. He has worked in the Middle East, the Caribbean and North America, in a variety of roles within the legal technology sphere.

Additionally, Tom has lectured in universities in the UK, Bahrain and Barbados and has published on a wide range of disciplines. He is father to a young son, an avid reader and supporter of Bristol City Football Club.

Peter Oakes

Co-Founder
Peter Oakes Bio

Peter co-founded easy convey in August 2000 after having helped set up, and worked for, the Society of Licenced Conveyancers. He has worked in product development and as Sales Director. Peter officially retired in 2012 but was persuaded to come back on a consultancy basis and advises on regulatory issues and the introduction of new applications.

Grant Gardiner

Development Manager
Grant Gardiner Bio

Degree educated, Microsoft certified and a member of the British Computing Society, Grant pushes the boundaries of what is possible with technology and has worked for Easy Convey since the dawn of time. Grant is an avid Lego collector and builder.

Richard Norman

Director of Search & Sales
Richard Norman Bio

Richard joined easy convey following the acquisition of Finlay Associates, a conveyancing search company he founded in 2006.  As Sales & Search Director, he is responsible for these teams and has over 20 years’ experience.

When not working Richard can be found on the golf course or spending time with his son.

Annette Kassier

Accounts & Office Manager
Annette Kassier Bio

Annette has been with easy convey for eight years and is responsible for the day to day running of the accounts and the office management.

She is married with two adult children and in her spare time you will find her pottering in her garden.

Maria Cristi

Product Manager
Maria Cristi Bio

Maria has been working for the company for nearly 14 years and began at a time when there were only two people on the support team.  She has travelled the country providing CASA training. Maria has three young children and spends all her spare time in keeping them entertained.

Alison Bye

Product Manager - easy search
Alison Bye Bio

Alison is the easy search Product Manager responsible for the search team.  She has been involved in multiple roles for the last seven years with the company and has an exhaustive knowledge of the search process.

Alison enjoys baking and decorating cakes in her spare time and loves to share them with the team.