Mark Thomson has joined recently as UK General Counsel to head up and manage Elite’s legal arm and the development of legal services. Formerly a commercial litigation partner at Freeths LLP, and more recently, litigation funding manager at Burford Capital, Mark has worked extensively with the insurance market. He is also an ADR Group accredited mediator.
Commenting on his arrival, he said: “I am delighted to be joining Elite’s dynamic and experienced team. They’ve made huge strides within a relatively short period, and I look forward to working closely with the whole team to deliver further growth and success.”
Elite’s CEO, Jason Smart said in a statement: “It makes absolute business sense to increase our legal department both from a cost saving perspective as well as in terms of improving our client services offering. Mark’s experience within the industry will be invaluable to us and we are thrilled to have him on board”.
In other staff news, Tim Moll will be taking on the responsibility of managing the newly relocated Elite London office in addition to his role as head of claims.
Stuart Lee also joins Elite as director of business development bolstering Elite’s sales force as the company takes on new markets and further widens its product portfolio.