Richard is a partner in the Belfast office, specialising in Corporate and Commercial matters including corporate M&A and private equity investment.

Richard deals with a diverse range of corporate and commercial matters on a day-to-day basis for high-profile local and international clients across varying sectors, including agri-science, aviation, industry and manufacturing, logistics, med-tech and retail. He has extensive expertise across all company and commercial law areas including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, intra-group reorganisations, joint ventures, private equity investment, corporate governance and general commercial contract work.

Relevant Experience

  • Advising a leading Irish retail and wholesale company on all of its acquisitions and disposals throughout Northern Ireland
  • Advising an award winning drug development company on all corporate and commercial matters, including in respect of one of the largest Series A investment rounds ever in Northern Ireland
  • Advising a global manufacturer of mobility aids in its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of one of the UK’s leading players in that sector
  • Advising a number of local and international clients in connection with Brexit planning and solutions from a legal perspective
  • Advising a global publicly listed company in respect of its acquisition of various builder’s merchants and home goods suppliers in Northern Ireland
  • Advising a major aerospace company based in Singapore in respect of its acquisition of an aerospace manufacturing company in Northern Ireland
  • Advising a global market leader in the manufacture of quarrying machinery in respect of its acquisition of a key distributor in Northern Ireland
  • Advising a US publicly listed company involved in the manufacture of microchip technology in its acquisition of a Northern Irish company of the same sector
  • Advising a global logistics group in respect of its acquisition of a further leading logistics group within Northern Ireland
  • Advising a leading manufacturer and distributor of electrical components in the UK in its acquisition of various entities of the same sector within Northern Ireland