Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd has strengthened its senior management team with the arrival of Mark Farrell as Operations Director. Mark will take his place as a Director on an enlarged Main Board at Hilary Meredith Solicitors, which also now includes London-based partner Grant Evatt.
Mark Farrell has extensive experience in the legal, claims management and financial services sectors. He joins Hilary Meredith Solicitors from Nationwide Claims Solutions where he was a Director. Previous roles include CEO at Beresfords Solicitors and Managing Director at Capita. Mark also has extensive experience in the insurance sector, having worked at Aon and Royal & Sun Alliance.
Grant Evatt is a specialist military solicitor who joined Hilary Meredith Solicitors in 2013. He has a long-standing association with the military having joined the Junior Leaders Regiment Royal Artillery aged just 16. After 12-months basic training he volunteered for Commando Forces. Grant and 2 others from a group of 30 successfully passed the All Arms Commando Course at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines and he was posted to 8 Battery 29 Commando Regiment RA in Plymouth. A qualified Platoon weapon’s instructor, military skiing instructor, parachutist and diver, Grant proudly served his country worldwide for 10 years before a knee injury brought his military career to a premature end.
Said Hilary Meredith, CEO of Hilary Meredith Solicitors:
“Mark comes with a wealth of operational and corporate experience and is a welcome addition to the firm and our main board.
“Since joining the firm in 2013, Grant has displayed a depth of knowledge in man management, leadership skills and strategic thinking to aid our growth and development. His background in the military as a former marine has given him know how above and beyond that of legal procedures.”
Commenting on his arrival at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd, Mark Farrell said:
“Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd is a forward thinking law firm with exciting plans for the future.
“I am looking forward to playing my part in the firm’s ongoing growth and expansion – all based around delivering an outstanding service to our clients.”
Commenting on his appointment to the Main Board, Grant Evatt said:
“At Hilary Meredith Solicitors I am working with some of the very best in the business. Their dedication and unrelenting commitment to our injured service community fills me with immense pride and admiration. I am therefore delighted to be joining the board; becoming an integral part of the firm and helping to move us forward to even greater success.”