Richard is a corporate partner and senior partner of the firm. He joined Stevens & Bolton LLP in 1988, having trained and worked at a magic circle City firm, and became a partner in 1990.
Richard deals with a wide range of corporate, corporate finance and related regulatory work, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity transactions, joint ventures and corporate governance issues. Richard’s sector experience includes technology, renewable energy, food, catering and hospitality.
In Chambers UK, the leading independent guide to law firms, client comment includes: "Richard's calm approach and his wealth of M&A experience was invaluable during the negotiation process. His service has always been first class".
Other Chambers comments say that Richard is “completely professional and interested in getting the right outcome for his clients” and “experienced, very capable and a pleasure to work with. His advice is first rate”, and that he provides "sound judgement and a cost effective service".
Richard is listed as a leading corporate finance lawyer in the Chambers UK and The Legal 500 directories, and by The Legal 500 publication, ‘Legal Experts’, as an expert in corporate and M&A work.