Richard has been a corporate & commercial lawyer since 1998.
He has extensive experience of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity, joint ventures, corporate and share capital reorganisations, investment funds, directors’ duties, corporate governance and a wide range of commercial contracts. Richard acts for entrepreneurs, investors, owner-managed companies, family businesses and management teams.
Areas of Practice
Education & Qualification
University of Oxford
Qualified as a solicitor in 1998
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Private Wealth Partners, Clare Stirzaker and Kyra Motley reflect on the rise in family foundations set up in the last decade, reflecting the changing attitudes towards wealth and growing focus on ‘giving back’ to society to help deal with major geopolitical issues such as combatting climate change.Read more 4 min read 27 Jul 2022 Boodle Hatfield publishes guide to help family businesses to survive the impact of divorce
Boodle Hatfield has today published a comprehensive legal guide to help family businesses manage the fallout of divorce. Written by Partner, Katie O’Callaghan the book – A Legacy Intact: safeguarding your family business in the event of divorce, will be distributed and made available online today, as part of the firm’s series of 300-year anniversary initiatives.Read more 4 min read 19 Jul 2022 Young entrepreneurs accounted for just 2% of value of all UK businesses sold in past year – making £556m from business sales
In CityAM and Business Money, Partner, Hayden Bailey reflects on the perception that the UK is an unbeatable hive for start-ups when in fact more needs to be done to help and incentivise young entrepreneurs.Read more 11 min read 04 Jul 2022 Share schemes: Employee ownership trusts – what are they and what are the benefits?
Senior Associate, Charlie Hewlett and Associate, Hugo Brown join Tom Lethaby from RVE Corporate Finance to clarify what employee ownership trusts are and the potential pros and cons involved for business owners in the Employment Law Journal (Legallease).Read more