ARC LEGAL EXPANDS MANAGEMENT TEAM

Arc Legal Assistance (Arc Legal) has expanded its management team with the creation of two new dedicated finance and quality assurance leadership roles.

Laura Hicks is appointed Head of Finance and will focus on all aspects of the firm’s finance functions including strategic growth and operational development. Hicks will report to managing director, Helen Withers.

Prior to joining Arc Legal, Hicks was a financial controller within the renewable energy sector. She has over 20 years’ senior accountant and audit management experience and is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and holds a PRINCE2 qualification in project management.

Sean Kilbourn joins Arc Legal as Quality Assurance Manager with responsibility for the firm’s internal and external auditing and quality assurance functions, including compliance audits of cover-holders and third-parties. He will report to director, Frank O’Malley.

Kilbourn has 17 years’ financial services experience, initially with CIS in the insurance sector, but for the last seven years as a building society branch manager responsible for all audit and regulatory work. 

Commenting on the new roles, Withers said: “These appointments are in line with our skills’ development strategy to bring in the right levels of experience and expertise when needed, to support our continued and future growth.”

She concludes: “The new roles ensure we are well-equipped to meet the needs of clients in what is a changing regulatory and legal landscape while responding to business expansion opportunities.”

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