Richard heads Freshfields' London restructuring and insolvency team. He has worked on restructurings, refinancings, intercreditor disputes, insolvency appointments, high yield and bond restructurings, distressed M&A, English schemes of arrangement, US Chapter 11s and s363s, pension deficits, insurance workouts, telecoms and structured finance. Richard’s deals have been recognised by multiple industry awards.
Richard joined Freshfields in 1994; partner since 2004.
Qualified solicitor-advocate, Higher Rights of Audience (civil). INSOL, R3 and Turnaround Management Association UK.
Richard is author of numerous legal journal articles.
Richard was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge in Natural Sciences and Law.