A leading search and software company.

The legal industry is a fast paced, ever evolving environment; you know that and we know it too. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing you with the products and services you need to stand out from the crowd.

Our culture

When you are ill, you see a doctor. When you need a loan, you go to a bank. When your client is buying or selling property, you need to trust that you’re placing their search requirements in good hands.

That’s where poweredbypie comes in.


Brought about by the merger of search experts PSG and legal technology giants poweredbypie, poweredbypie Group is the new home for innovative thinking in the legal services sector. From conveyancing searches and title insurance to technology to streamline your workload and solutions to grow your business, we have the expertise to support you. You know what you want to achieve, we know how to help you get there.

Modern Law Award

"We are delighted with poweredbypie. We have used several search providers over the years and we need to be able to get fast efficient results, with an ease of use website and quality searches at a competitive fee as well as first class customer service. We are very pleased with their service levels - they are always at the end of the phone."

Chris Thomson, Mckeag & Co.

Meet our key people

Roy Hastingsmore_vert

Chief Financial Officer

Roy Hastingsclose

Chief Financial Officer

Roy is a commercially-focussed CFO and corporate finance professional. Roy is an ICAEW qualified Chartered Accountant with 25 years of experience in senior positions in a range of sectors and company sizes; from start-up businesses to FTSE 100 PLCs. Roy’s careers history includes CFO roles in fast growing business as well as significant corporate finance transaction experience as both a principal and as an adviser (with a ‘big 4’ accountancy firm).

Roy’s key strengths include the ability to develop / assemble high performing teams, to bring a rational and commercial viewpoint as well as ability and willingness be ‘hands on’ as required.

Carole Marsdenmore_vert

Chief Commercial Officer

Carole Marsdenclose

Chief Commercial Officer

Carole has extensive experience in the legal, financial and property data marketplace. She is a passionate and highly motivational leader with expertise across sales, marketing, operations, customer service and product development. She has an excellent track record of initialising and driving change and has achieved outstanding business growth throughout her career.

Carole Ankersmore_vert

Chief Product, Technology & Marketing Officer

Carole Ankersclose

Chief Product, Technology & Marketing Officer

Carole is an experienced board level manager with principal accountabilities in product development, marketing and delivery. Passionate about the customer experience with a proven track record in developing solutions and leading teams to deliver real value to end users as soon as possible. She strives to work with, and to build teams that foster a culture of collaboration, challenge, innovation and a strong desire to 'get the job done'.

Paul Clarkemore_vert

Commercial Director

Paul Clarkeclose

Commercial Director

Paul has managed the Commercial and Finance teams at poweredbypie since joining the company in 2009. Paul has created strong financial controls and developed systems and accountancy processes that provide a robust financial grounding for the company. Before that he worked at The Live Organisation for 3 years, Operations Manager for Live Overseas then Credit Control Manager for Live Organisation. (9 years in the property industry). Paul’s organisation and management when the property market crashed and then HIPs disappeared were instrumental in enabling poweredbypie’s business to remain solvent when other firms – including established ones – floundered.

Paul is happily married and lives in Basingstoke with his 2 children.

The Commercial and Finance teams at poweredbypie keep us on the straight and narrow - operating soundly, ethically and compliantly.

Jon Orpenmore_vert

Finance Director

Jon Orpenclose

Finance Director

Jon is a chartered accountant with almost 20 years’ Finance experience within large ‘blue-chip’ companies as well as high-growth private equity and venture capital backed businesses. Prior to joining poweredbypie Jon headed up the EMEA Finance team for Unity Technologies. In the past, Jon has also worked for Game Digital Plc, MBA Polymers and B&Q Plc.

David Brownmore_vert

Founder & Non-executive Director

David Brownclose

Founder & Non-executive Director

David started in the property sector in 1997. While Legal Services Director at The Live Organisation, David was increasingly disillusioned and frustrated by how poorly conveyancers were being treated as a profession within the industry. He firmly believed that there should be a conveyancer at the heart of every community – someone with extensive local knowledge. Conveyancing had become a commodity. As a champion of the underdog and local communities, David didn’t want to see conveyancing disappear from the High Street.

In 2006, he founded poweredbypie to deliver an outstanding property search service. He also began to develop tools and resources to champion conveyancers in their local marketplaces.

David lives in Marlow and is a firm believer in charitable giving. He built an eco-friendly house for his family and has built homes for underprivileged families in Guatemala.

Alix Brownmore_vert

Non-executive Director

Alix Brownclose

Non-executive Director

Alix’s degree was in Mathematics and she later qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG London. She went on to be a Business Manager at British Airways and then the Financial Director at The Live Organisation where she met David Brown and in 2006 she left to help found poweredbypie.

In addition, Alix has had three children during her accounting career. She loves ballet and still goes to lessons every week. She’s a governor at a local grammar school and helps out in their Development Office.

Alix lives in Marlow with her family and their 3 year old Springer Spaniel.

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Copyright © 2020 poweredbypie Group

poweredbypie, Brighter Law and PSG are trading names of Property Information Exchange Ltd and its subsidiaries. Registered address 1 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4PN. Company registration number 6029390. VAT registration number 897481753. All insurance services are provided by PSG Client Services Ltd. Property Information Exchange Limited and PSG Client Services Ltd are Appointed Representatives of UKGlobal Broking Group Limited and Dual Corporate Risks Ltd, which are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Property Information Exchange Limited is an executive member of the Council of Property Search Organisation and subscribes to the Search Code. As part of that Code we use an Alternative Dispute Resolution service. If you make a complaint and we are unable to resolve it to your satisfaction you may refer the complaint to The Property Ombudsman scheme (website: www.tpos.co.uk, email: admin@tpos.co.uk). We will co-operate fully with the Ombudsman during an investigation and comply with the Ombudsman’s final decision.