About Gazeal

Gazeal is transforming the way people buy and sell property. By speeding up the exchange and binding parties together, we offer peace of mind from first offer to final exchange.

About Gazeal

The Gazeal story

Gazeal Ltd is an established UK company, formerly Arquebus Ltd. The business has expertise spanning insurance, property law and technology; having developed specialist products in this market since 2008.

On securing new investment, the business has directed itself at one of the most complex and painful problems in the UK’s property market. Our mission is to dramatically simplify buying and selling a house in England & Wales – working with agents and conveyancers to eliminate gazumping and agreed house deals falling through.

Winner of PropTech Company of the year 2017, Gazeal is committed to making buying or selling a house simple for everyone. We work with Agents, Developers and Conveyancers across England & Wales in delivering this new service.

"The Gazeal process was a revelation! The whole process was quick and easy and I was kept informed at every stage using my online portal. It takes the uncertainty and stress away."

Jane Haggerty

The problem

The legal position of a house Buyer and Seller between offer and exchange of contracts is often exploited. It can take up to 18 weeks to complete, which leaves good people at high risk. Our new service fixes this uncertainty. Once both parties agree to a deal, it is enforceable in law, so no one can back out.

Our solution

The solution we have created involves a 3-party contract (committing Buyer-Seller to an agreed deal), Title Escrow service, digital Title verification (using the latest technology), and Title Indemnity Insurance. It offers Buyers and Sellers certainty. When you’re ready to buy or sell a house, ask your agent to Gazeal the deal.

Our products

Gazeal Xpress

Spend less time on sales progression with the fastest route to exchange.

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Gazeal Seal

Lock in non-chain exchanges with a legally binding agreement.

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Gazeal Coming Soon

We are continuing to improve the property exchange process with innovative new products.

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The team

Gazeal Team

Duncan Samuel

Founder & CEO

Expert entrepreneur and solicitor, with experience in the property services market and the application of IT and workflow process to professional services.

  • Partner in Ritchie Samuel (Solicitors)
  • Founder and Principal of Duncan Samuel Solicitors
  • Founder and Partner in Brunels (Solicitors)
  • Founder and Managing Director of LawVoice (will writing software)
  • Founder and Managing Director of Convex (volume conveyancing)
  • Founder and Managing Director of Gazeal (property related workflow process IT solutions).
Gazeal Team

John Halpin

Commercial Director

Solicitor, with dual qualification in the UK and Ireland, John is equipped with general commercial experience outside the practice of the law. This includes experience in the application of insurance to entrepreneurial products, and the professional and compliance implications regarding the FCA, SRA and Law Society.

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Bully Rai

Chief Technology Officer

Bully obtained his law degree and Legal Practice Diploma in the late 90s before working as a paralegal from 2000. From October 2002 he worked as an Associate Property Lawyer with Countrywide Property Lawyers, where he was responsible for the administration of their case processing IT systems. Bully originally joined the Convex team in 2004, when he took control of the conveyancing case processing team and IT infrastructure. On transferring to Gazeal he took over responsibility for IT systems and development.

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Steve Dawkins

Sales & Digital Marketing Director

Steve spent almost a decade working in Investment Banking and then left the City to move into media. He was the Sales Director for the launch of Real Estate TV, the world’s first dedicated property television channel, broadcasting on the Sky network in the UK and across Europe. Fox International Channels acquired a majority stake in the channel in 2008 and promoted Steve to the position of Managing Director, making him one of the youngest MDs within the group at the time.

Steve then helped to launch and manage a real estate and financial investment brokerage focusing on mainland China, HK and SE Asia and worked on other start-up initiatives including Global Property TV with the Entertainment Media Group and Canis Media, one of the UK’s leading broadcast media consultancies.

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Jamie Richardson

Business Development Manager

Jamie has over 12 years experience in the Property Sector, having built a career focused on delivering high-level building and maintenance services to established Estate Agencies in London. With a focus on developing new business, forging excellent client relationships and managing accounts by offering exceptional levels of customer service, he has a great understanding and passion for the industry. He champions innovation of technology within the industry, helping drive change and improvement. Prior to working with Gazeal, he trained in Sales and Management with Wolseley PLC, was Director of CIS Direct Ltd and Founder of Orphix Property Services.

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Paige Hall

Business Development Manager

Paige had over seven years experience in Property Management and Customer Service before finding a natural flair for Sales Progression in Estate Agency, building relationships with her clients and supporting them every step of the way until a sale completed.

Having a keen interest in the conveyancing process, Paige has decided to take the leap in to Property Tech with Gazeal to expand on her current expertise.

Speak to us today

Contact the Gazeal Customer Support team on +44 (0)207 760 7582 or email us at info@gazeal.co.uk

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