BGL Group, the major financial services organisation which owns brands including, online life insurer Beagle Street and insurance partnerships business Junction, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julian Brown as its new head of legal.

Julian will lead BGL’s in-house legal department, managing its development as the group continues to grow. His extensive business-focused legal experience, combined with his commercial awareness and knowledge of international markets, were key factors behind Julian’s appointment.

Prior to joining BGL, Julian was head of legal for Experian Marketing Services having previously worked for Clifford Chance and Thomson Reuters.

Ron Simms, corporate services director at BGL Group, said: ‘Julian is a great addition to BGL’s legal team. His experience in the technology, marketing and financial markets will be extremely valuable as we continue to build for the future.’

Julian said: ‘It’s an exciting time to be joining such a dynamic and forward-thinking company as BGL. I’m looking forward to working alongside a like-minded team to support the business in achieving its ambitious growth objectives within an increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment.’