Grahame has an extensive background in Legal Expenses Insurance gained through seventeen years at the AA Group and four years with Russell Jones and Walker Solicitors (now Slater & Gordon) before joining MSL Group in 2010.
Grahame is now leading the development and progression of Opsium. With an extensive work history focused on legal disputes, his experience will be put to good use providing proactive dispute prevention by sound employee management.
Outside of work Grahame’s two teenage daughters are a constant drain on his finances, unlike his chickens who provide a plentiful supply of eggs!
Alan joined the Royal Navy from school and served on a variety of ships including Assault Carriers and Destroyers for thirty two years, attaining the rank of Warrant Officer. Highlights include helping provide humanitarian aid to war torn Sierra Leone and meeting Princess Diana as patron of HMS Cornwall.
During his naval career Alan was responsible for all aspects of HR Management and since leaving he’s worked as an HR manager in the childcare, transport and service sectors. Now a consultant, Alan enjoys the diversity of issues he deals with on a daily basis.
Alan likes golf, cooking and watching Accrington Stanley survive in league two of the football league!
Having initially trained as an actress, Jessica undertook a Graduate Diploma in Law and a Legal Practice Course which means she’s uniquely qualified! Jessica worked as an HR consultant for four years before joining the Opsium team in September 2013.
Jessica enjoys problem solving and is driven to ensure good service by turning otherwise complex areas of law into easy to understand guidance for her clients.
The most creative member of the team, Jessica is often called upon to provide us with her homemade brownies and as she’s recently taken up knitting the team may well be wearing a uniform of matching jumpers in the near future!
Coming from a motor insurance background, Rachel joined MSL Group in 2003 moving into the challenging area of non-motor legal expenses insurance claims. Dealing with a vast array of legal disputes whetted her appetite for technical knowledge and encouraged Rachel to commence a Law Degree.
Having specialised in Employment Law, Rachel couples her academic interest and significant experience in legal dispute management with a genuine desire to help people in need of her expertise.
When Rachel isn’t busy helping others she’ll be enjoying a glass of wine, preferably surrounded by a pile of novels, putting the world to rights to with anyone who’ll get involved!
A Chartered CIPD member with 20 years of HR experience, Lucy joined the Opsium team in 2014 bringing with her valuable HR advisory experience within a range of industries both small and large including KPMG, Astra Zeneca, the Information Commissioner’s office (ICO) and Halcrow. Lucy provides down to earth support to our clients and relishes the challenge of problem solving which might tax a less experienced advisor.
In her spare time Lucy will be found running errands for her sons, baking fantastic cakes for her friends and loved ones and keeping fit by playing Netball. Lucy’s cheery and energetic approach to life always keeps her colleagues entertained and she’s guaranteed to be the last one off the dance floor at our social events!