Legal expenses insurer DAS has appointed Deborah Douglas as its new senior risk and compliance officer.

Douglas joined DAS in 2007 as a legal advisor. She moved into DAS's risk department as compliance officer in July 2009.

DAS head of risk and HR, Paul Timmins, said: “I am delighted that Deborah has taken this position. It is a pivotal role within the risk department as our compliance officers, risk officer and risk administrators will all be reporting to Deborah."