25/01/2022
ME Group Holdings Ltd
(“ME Group” or “the Company”)

ME Group has appointed David Stalker as its new General Counsel who will join the business in February from Speedy Hire Plc.

ME Group extends its best wishes to its incumbent General Counsel Steven Zdolyny who will be leaving the company next month after being elected President of Liverpool Law Society.

Since joining the business as General Counsel in December 2020, Steven has been instrumental in providing legal advice to the Group as well as managing the Group’s compliance and facilities.

Speaking about the decision, he said:

‘I have been made to feel incredibly welcome at ME Group and have been very impressed by the collaborative team that I have worked with.

‘The company has great ambition, great people and a great future. It has been a pleasure and privilege to work here, and I’ll very much miss everyone.’

David Stalker is a senior solicitor and brings with him 15-years of legal experience.

Some of his previous roles include Senior Solicitor at EY Riverview Law, where he also worked with Steven Zdolyny. While at the company he was also seconded as Legal Counsel at Unilever Plc and HSBC Holdings Plc.

Speaking about the appointment, David said:

‘I am delighted to join ME Group as General Counsel and look forward to working with the team to support its continued success.

‘With the Group’s ambitious plans and opportunities in the sector, it is a particularly exciting time to be part of the business.’

David will report directly into Group CEO, Rob Cooper, who commented:

‘Steven has been a vital part of ME Group’s continued success and his legal expertise has been an asset.

‘I would like to thank Steven for his work with us and wish him congratulations on his new appointment as President of Liverpool Law society.

‘David is a high-quality lawyer with many years of experience, including in public companies, and he has consistently led high performing teams. We very much look forward to working with him in the future.’

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

Located in Cheadle, the company has rapidly grown from its inception in 2017 to become a market leader in its sector.