Whittaker will be responsible for the corporate distribution of LegalZoom products and services, with a particular focus on extending existing relationships and developing new business distribution for conveyancing, following LegalZoom’s recent acquisition of award-winning UK conveyancing law firm, Beaumont Legal.
Craig Holt, LegalZoom UK chief executive, said: “We are excited to appoint Adrian as group sales director. I am confident that his excellent relationships within estate agency, banks, building societies and mortgage distributors will enable us to further broaden our client base. Adrian’s appointment brings additional expertise to our management team as we prepare for the next exciting stages of our UK growth.”
Whittaker said: “I am delighted to be joining LegalZoom. Its mission to combine pioneering technology solutions alongside the best people in order to deliver a superior customer experience is what excites me the most. Having seen the impact and benefits of fin tech in the financial services market, I really can’t wait to get started.”
Whittaker has worked in the UK financial services, mortgages and conveyancing sectors for over 30 years and held senior roles at Santander UK, BM Solutions, Myhomemove/PPL and numerous building societies.