Syndicate L4 is responsible for services to Members based in Eastern Europe, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Turkey and the Middle East.

Duty Executive Mobile: +44 7768 143878, +44 7768 143882
Fax no: +44 20 7549 4228, +44 20 7549 4226
Team mailbox: L4.ukclub@thomasmiller.com

Please use the team mailbox for all case related matters so that they are dealt with centrally. Using the team mailbox ensures that in the absence of the claims handler there is no delay in retrieving your message.

Sumit Madhu

Syndicate Manager

Sumit Madhu
work +44 20 7204 2114
cell + 44 7795883302

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Sumit Madhu is a qualified Master Mariner who joined Thomas Miller in 2012 following a career at sea primarily on tankers, LPG and LNG vessels. He has also served within the marine assurance division of an oil and gas major in their LNG marketing and trading team. In addition to his claims handing role he also provides technical support on tankers and LNG operations. Sumit is also a Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor with experience in TMSA,terminal and vessel audits. Sumit speaks Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and Malayalam. Sumit is Syndicate Manager for L4 and is also a director of Thomas Miller.


Mark Dawson

Senior Claims Director

Mark Dawson
work +44 20 7204 2284
cell +44 7920 458236

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Mark joined Thomas Miller in March 2014 after working as Admiralty Manager in a London law firm. He is a former mariner with experience on various types of vessels. After obtaining a Maritime Studies degree, Mark worked for another P&I club for 20 years, including time as a Syndicate Manager in support of Members in, the Far East and the Indian sub-continent.


Jim Roberts

Senior Claims Director- Defence

Jim Roberts
work +44 20 7204 2208
cell + 44 783 304 5934

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Jim is a qualified solicitor and has joined Thomas Miller from private practice having worked for a number of leading London city law firms, including a posting in Greece. Jim is also a French and Arabic speaker and has a knowledge of the Levant and Middle East region.


Lisa Clarke

Senior Claims Executive

Lisa Clarke
work +44 20 7204 2607
cell +44 7880 471 649

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Lisa Clarke joined Thomas Miller in 2014 from one of Africa’s largest law firms where she practised law in the Durban Shipping and Logistics department for 3 years.


Laura Starr

Senior Claims Executive

Laura Starr
work + 44 20 7204 2707
cell +44 7771 345 079

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Laura is a qualified solicitor and joined Thomas Miller in 2016 after 12 years in private practice. She previously practised as a Senior Associate solicitor with a leading London shipping law firm, gaining extensive experience in international trade, charter party and shipbuilding disputes. This included a 3 year posting to Shanghai, during which she also studied Mandarin and developed a particular understanding of the Far East region and business.


Francesco Tundo

Senior Claims Executive

Francesco Tundo
work +44 (0) 20 7204 2587
cell 07795 497065

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Francesco is a UK qualified solicitor and has joined Thomas Miller from private practice having trained and practiced at a leading London shipping firm for nearly nine years. Francesco is fluent in English and Italian.


Mikaela Andersson

Trainee Claims Executive

Mikaela Andersson
work + 44 (0) 20 7204 2206
cell +44 (0) 7881 210 009

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Mikaela joined Thomas Miller in 2015 after completing her BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology. She is currently working as a Trainee Claims Executive in Syndicate L4. Mikaela speaks Swedish and has been based in London since 2008.


Florrie Harris-Scott

Team Secretary

Florrie Harris-Scott
work +44 207 204 2077

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Florrie joined Thomas Miller following an undergraduate degree in French, during which she lived and worked in France. She then spent two years in the property industry as a PA. In her role at Thomas Miller, Florrie provides support as Team Secretary.


Emergency Contacts


If you need to call our offices out of hours and at weekends, click After Office hours for a up to date list of the names of the Duty Executives and their mobile phone numbers. 

Ship Finder


This Ship Finder is updated on a daily basis. Members who need to advise the Club of updates to their recorded ships' details should advise their usual underwriting contact.