Expertise

Richard is a highly experienced Corporate Partner who specialises in advising public and significant private companies, and financial institutions and intermediaries, on a wide range of company and corporate finance matters, including City Code takeovers, IPOs, secondary issues, M&A, joint ventures and general corporate and stock exchange compliance.

Clients advised by Richard include The Pebble Group, KCOM, Scapa Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific and NFU Mutual.  Recent transactions include advising Numis Securities Limited on the £651m Main Market IPO of AJ Bell, KCOM on the competitive offers from Universities Superannuation Scheme and Macquarie (resulting in the successful £627m offer from Macquarie) and The Pebble Group on its £176m AIM IPO.

Education
  • Trained with Rowe and Maw (now Mayer Brown), qualified in 1983, moved to Addleshaw Sons and Latham (now Addleshaw Goddard) in 1986 and became Partner in 1988
  • Law Society qualification date: 1983
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
  • Sexey's Grammar School, Blackford
Languages
  • French