Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Banking Litigation - London (Firms)
"Richard is very commercial, very smart and good to work with." "He is able to think several steps ahead and is great at communicating complex concepts to clients. He is good at developing strategy and has a natural instinct for what will work in court."
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Richard Hornshaw is a partner in Akin Gump’s litigation group and leads the Firm’s International Disputes practice. 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 2020.
L.P.C., The College of Law, London, 1997; CPE, The College of Law, London, 1996; B.A., University of Bristol, 1994.