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Meet the team

Peppermint Technology's executive management team has significant expertise and proven success in launching, developing and managing legal technology companies.

Arlene Adams - Peppermint Technology CEO

Arlene Adams

Chief Executive Officer

Arlene is the Founder and CEO of Peppermint Technology, the first new major entrant to the UK legal technology market in over a decade. As an experienced business leader, with a track record of innovating and shaping markets, Arlene is dedicated to advancing the UK legal services market through the effective use of technology.  

Arlene has held board, leadership and non-executive positions in both global and UK technology companies including IBM, Sun Microsystems, IRIS Legal and OLM Group. Prior to establishing Peppermint Technology, Arlene was Managing Director of IRIS Legal, the UK's largest legal software and forms provider.

Mike Kent - Peppermint Technology CFO

Mike Kent

Chief Finance and Operating Officer

Mike is responsible for the Group's finances and Peppermint's operations including the professional services implementation team, customer support and customer success.

Mike is a Chartered Accountant and has a wealth of finance and commercial experience. Prior to joining Peppermint he was Group CFO of two legal software businesses, BigHand and Tikit and before that was Group CFO of ComputerLand, a provider of IT outsourcing and services.

Mike has been involved in the acquisition of a number of UK and overseas businesses. He was also involved in the successful sale of Tikit to BT and ComputerLand to Capita.

Mike Walker - Peppermint Technology CTO

Mike Walker

Chief Technology Officer

In the newly-created CTO role, Mike leads Peppermint’s product engineering teams, and guides the roadmap and strategy for Peppermint products.

Prior to joining Peppermint, Mike was Global Chief Software Architect at Thomson Reuters Elite, a role he held for the last four years after he joined following the acquisition of FWBS. Mike was a founder of FWBS, and he is renowned as the 'brains' behind the company’s very successful MatterSphere matter management product.

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The Peppermint Difference

Peppermint's CEO Arlene Adams and CTO Mike Walker talk about client centricity and 'becoming the law firm your clients want you to be.'



Mayo Wynne Baxter

Mayo Wynne Baxter

"Peppermint’s single legal software platform transforms the role of technology from being a tool that supports the firm’s operation into a strategic weapon that will accelerate our competitive advantage." 

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