CJCH Executive Team

At CJCH Solicitors we are committed to delivering impeccable client services and focusing on developing our people from within. We are a Firm who strive to contribute to the communities we operate in, utilising our global experience with local values. Our leadership team live these values and are focused on creating an environment which fosters innovation and service excellence.

CJCH Legal Partnership

Jodi Winter

Jodi is a Senior Partner and Head of Department for Family and Children Law at CJCH. In addition to being an executive board member of the CJCH Group, she advises and represents both individual and corporate clients and with over 19 years of experience, she specialises in a number of areas including Family Law, Public Sector and Mental Health Law.

Tim Hartland

Tim is the Managing Partner of CJCH Solicitors, specialising in Criminal Law and experience in Conveyancing. Having qualified as a solicitor in 1986, Tim has over 30 years experience in managing complex legal matters on behalf of his clients and is a founding member of the Firm. Tim also advises on Software Piracy matters, and IP Crime.

Max Wootton

Max is a Senior Partner at CJCH as partner in charge of the Private Client and Commercial Law departments. He specialises in Employment Law as well as Debt Recovery and Civil Litigation, advising and representing both individual and corporate clients.

Jacqui Seal

Jacqui is a Senior Partner at CJCH Solicitors and the Partner in charge of the Criminal Defence department. Having spent much of her earlier career with the Crown Prosecution Services she specialises in Criminal Law and Military Law, advising and representing individual clients.

CJCH Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance Leadership

Andy Clarkson

Andy Clarkson has led an illustrious career focusing on investigations and compliance. He spent 24 years serving in the UK law enforcement services as a career investigator working in organised crime and anti-corruption investigation and as a certified hostage negotiator. After leaving from public service, Andy focused the last 18 years in the private sector to assist the technology and software industry with the challenge of IP theft as a global thought leader, most recently as the global lead of licence compliance for a french based software company before joining CJCH Consulting as Managing Director in 2019.

Luke Heydenrych

Luke is the Director of Operations for the CJCH software anti-piracy and license compliance business, having joined the firm in 2016. With a background in operational transformation, banking, management consulting, and system integration projects he is responsible for the firm's internal technology and innovation as well as supporting our global software clients with their license compliance program strategy. Luke is currently the Firm's PhD candidate,  undertaking a doctorate in Law, specialising in Software Piracy and IP Cyber Crime.

Ruth Price

Ruth leads the development of all client account managers and their teams and oversees the performance and standards of our service delivery. Ruth has an extensive history in leadership roles gained through her time as a chief inspector and superintendent in Gwent Police where she was head of several different departments including Custody and Detention, Protecting Vulnerable People and Professional Standards and Public Complaints. Her senior management training includes coaching, leading serious investigations, planning major operations and performance review.

Lisa Charles

Lisa joined CJCH Licence Compliance team in 2020, bringing with her over 30 years’ experience in all aspects of sales, business development and customer service in an international career that has spanned the UK, Europe and includes 10 years in Russia. Beginning her career in Ernst and Young, Moscow, Lisa has worked in a cross-section of industries and sectors from Fortune 100 multinationals through to privately owned SMEs. She has experience leading and developing global sales and key account teams, speaks fluent Russian, is a certified Business Analyst and has a degree in UK and Russian law.

Management

Lianne Welsh

Lianne is the Operations Manager for CJCH having joined the firm in 2021. Lianne has an extensive background in all areas of office management including health and safety, recruitment, facilities management, and procurement and has worked in insurance and education in addition to the legal sector.

Gareth Phillips

Gareth joined CJCH in December 2020 and is the Group Financial Controller.  Gareth has a broad financial background having formerly worked for companies in both the Marketing and Health & Safety industries.  Gareth plays a key role in ensuring that CJCH Solicitors remain compliant with financial regulations and the SRA.  He also provides valuable performance analysis across the group and is often involved in strategic decisions.