General Counsel Appointment

30 July 2020

We are delighted to announce that Martin Larkman, currently Managing Director of Volante Transactional Solutions, will also take on the role of General Counsel for the Volante Group reporting to the Chief Executive Officer Talbir Bains. In addition, he has been appointed to the Volante Capital Holdings (VCHL) and Volante Global Limited (VGL) Boards and the Executive Committee of Volante Global.

Utilising his broad legal and commercial experience, Martin will continue to perform both roles and to build value for Volante Global and all its stakeholders.

Martin is a vastly experienced legal practitioner with a Magic Circle private practice background as well as previous specialist in-house experience as a General Counsel.  Martin has worked and advised clients across a number of jurisdictions and sectors including within the UK and Asia Pacific.

Areas of specific expertise for Martin include corporate and commercial law and he has extensive insurance sector experience particularly with regard to managing general agents, their formation and governance.

In previous roles Martin has spent considerable time developing insurance and underwriting solutions and processes and he brings significant commercial acumen to the legal role having previously founded and been a director of an insurance underwriting agency focused on the bancassurance arena.  Martin is also an FCA approved person.

Volante’s CEO Talbir Bains commented “Martin brings superior business acumen, leading-edge legal expertise and broad sector experience which will enable Volante’s General Counsel function to deliver performance-enhancing value to the Group. We are delighted that Martin will spearhead both the Transactional Solutions portfolio and the General Counsel function division.

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