Elizabeth Thompson serves as Chief Legal Officer and is a member of the Executive Team at leading sportswear brand, Gymshark.
In August 2020 a deal was struck that valued Gymshark at more than £1bn ($1.3bn). The valuation means that Gymshark joins the list of less than 25 British companies to have secured 'unicorn' status since 2001.
During her time at Gymshark, Elizabeth has had the privilege of building the legal team and its strategy under three core pillars: Commercial Contracts; Compliance; and Intellectual Property.
Elizabeth has extensive experience in a range of corporate, commercial and compliance matters. She is calm and pragmatic in her approach, passionate about the personal development of her team and embedding legal as a valued business partner.
Prior to joining Gymshark, Elizabeth was Head of Legal at Müller UK & Ireland Group. During her 12-year tenure at the dairy business, she held several senior legal posts. She completed her solicitor training at multi-national law firm, Pinsent Masons, in Birmingham.
Elizabeth graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Sheffield University and attended a Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. She is a member of the Law Society.