Meet The Team

A range of ex-legal professionals with over 37 years of experience.

Stephen Wood
Stephen WoodChairman
With a successful and accomplished career spanning in excess of 26 years across the Australian ICT industry. Stephen is Chairman to an impressive portfolio of four businesses around the globe, and works tirelessly to uphold growth strategies for all, while remaining committed to delivering operational excellence and support for customers. Steve, as he is known, will happily apply his hand to support teams and offer advice, guidance and direction to businesses and to clients.
David Boland
David BolandCEO
Having achieved first-class honours in Computer Science, David began his career building legal software solutions for friends before progressing to building a business – Documatics, a document management solution. David joined Linetime as CEO in 2019 and is key to set the vision, strategy and direction. With a dedication to ensuring the highest possible standards, David’s leadership is key to ensuring Linetime’s reputation as a responsible and reliable legal software provider.
James Carter
James CarterDevelopment
James started with Linetime in 1997 and has been a constant for more than 23 years. With a real focus on putting clients first, James has been instrumental in building market leading software for the UK legal sector and maturing Linetime’s agile approach to development. James manages a team of passionate techies working to constantly evolve the Linetime system. James’ positive attitude, and can-do approach reflects his enjoyment of Tae Kwon Do, a highly disciplined martial art.
John Dickens
John DickensOperations
John joined Linetime in 1993 from National Savings as a support programmer. After a short break John returned in 2007 to head up operations. John is passionate about customer service and doing everything the right way. He believes honesty, service, ongoing support and progressive tech has been key to the success of clients, many of whom have been using Linetime for nearly 30 years. John is an avid fan of live music and is proud to have attended the last ever Black Sabbath show in 2017, where he can clearly be seen on the DVD.
Fran Eastwood
Fran EastwoodService and Support/Customer Care
Fran joined Linetime in 2007. Having worked for a Linetime client prior to joining the team, Fran uses her knowledge of change management within firms and the challenges posed. A keen netball player, Fran understands the importance of team work and uses this experience within her team to map and balance all data conversions from other legal software providers. Methodical and precise summarise Fran’s approach to business who, outside of work, enjoys time with her husband and 4 sons.
Jo Fox
Jo FoxProjects & Training
Jo is a walking encyclopaedia of knowledge, having been with Linetime for over 20 years. Jo is responsible for our team of transformation managers working alongside clients throughout the implementation project
and beyond. Her ethos is to ensure clients are supported at all times and continues to support client’s years after go live.
Not one to take it easy, Jo loves a fast-paced environment both around the office and in her own time, as a keen runner ready for the next Marathon.

Andy Hawley
Andy HawleyStrategic Technology Advisors
Andy joined Linetime in 2015 bringing a wealth of experience, having worked in legal software for over 30 years. Applying his engineering background, Andy provides great insight to continuously progress Linetime software on behalf of firms. Andy is fortunate to be married to a Managing Partner of a firm meaning he lives and breathes legal software, challenges and requirements 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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