William Richards (Liam)

Chief Executive Officer

William Richards (Liam), Arete Adjusting’s Chief Executive Officer, specializes in liability claims management, cost containment and third-party administration.

Liam has extensive experience in the US and UK global insurance sector, having held senior-level operational roles delivering customer-focused claims and assistance solutions to insurers, brokers and corporates.

Liam is experienced in managing teams of claims adjusters in multi-class end to end management of claims programs involving motor truck cargo, warehouse legal liability, freight forwarder legal liability, errors & omissions, personal injury, property, and environmental damage claims on behalf of domestic and overseas underwriters and brokers.


Juliet M. Good

Vice President

Juliet brings over 26 years of commercial insurance experience, half of which is in marine and legal liability claims resolution for transportation intermediaries.

Juliet specializes in cargo legal liability and first party cargo claims, marine technical expertise, marketing, account management, sales and customer service.

A licensed producer in the State of Illinois, Juliet also holds adjuster’s licenses in California, Texas and all its reciprocating states.


We offer a comprehensive claims management service through our international network of partners, including surveying, technical investigation of losses, legal review, loss adjusting and the pursuit of recoveries against third parties. We have strong and well-established relationships with key figures in the claims process at leading brokers, loss adjusters, legal entities, and co-insurers.
+8 Partners is a unique and accelerating ecosystem of associated insurance businesses, each with their own area of expertise and focus within the insurance industry and all providing best-in-class service. Each brings perspective, connections, and a detailed understanding of the practical realities of (re)insurance ventures and projects.