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.
Qualified solicitor-advocate, Higher Rights of Audience (civil). INSOL, R3 and Turnaround Management Association UK.
Richard joined Freshfields in 1994; partner since 2004.
Richard is author of numerous legal journal articles.
Richard was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge in Natural Sciences and Law.