28/01/2022
ME Group Holdings Ltd
(“ME Group” or “the Company”)

Vastly experienced legal professional, William (Bill) Riordan, has been appointed ME Group’s new Non-Executive Director of ATE Insurance.

Bill will be responsible for providing independent oversight and constructive challenge to the Executive Team with a focus on the ATE insurance activities of the Group.

Aside from providing valuable insight to the Board, Bill will use his experience to help achieve the company objectives around ATE insurance.

ME ATE services will become the company’s After-the-Event (ATE) insurance function to support the Group’s deployment of consumer litigation funding via law firms.

Bill is a highly experienced legal and insurance specialist and has a strong understanding of governance, legal and regulatory frameworks, responsibilities and liabilities of directors.

Having previously worked with ME Group as a Consultant in Legal Expense Insurance, he will now step into his new position with a good understanding of the business and its future ambitions.

Speaking about the appointment, he said:

‘I am delighted to accept the NED role at ME Group.

‘I’ve seen the incredible work that everyone has put in over the last few years and because of that work, the company’s growth has been very impressive.

‘The business’s ATE function will hopefully help propel the firm to further success and bring justice closer to even more consumers.’

ME Group’s mission is to champion access to justice through litigation funding and LegalTech.

Bill will report into Executive Chairman Bruce Walker who also commented:

‘I am delighted to welcome Bill to the Board. Bill is an experienced NED with extensive experience in the legal services and insurance sectors. His appointment will further strengthen the Group’s Board as we continue to grow our litigation funding and insurance businesses.’