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Richard Hornshaw is a partner in Akin Gump’s litigation group. He primarily acts for investment firms and a range of other financial institutions on high-value, complex and cross-border disputes and focuses his practice on finance and securities law matters, as well as distressed debt, insolvency and restructuring situations and shareholder activism. He has experience in conducting and resolving disputes—both in arbitration and litigation—in the United Kingdom and elsewhere around the world. Now based in London, Richard spent two years practising in Hong Kong and is also qualified as a Hong Kong solicitor.


Annual UK Chapter for PLC’s Arbitration procedures and practice in the UK (England and Wales): overview from 2016 to 2019.


L.P.C., The College of Law, London, 1997; CPE, The College of Law, London, 1996; B.A., University of Bristol, 1994.