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Expertise

Richard is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer, specialising in mergers and acquisition; corporate reorganisations and restructuring; partnerships, shareholders,’ joint venturers’ and investment agreements; capital raising and corporate finance; and succession planning and asset freezing exercises.

He has over 30 years’ experience in these areas and before that was a highly respected practitioner in dispute resolution and judicial review.

Richard has worked on numerous complex deals domestically and internationally.

In his previous life, Richard has been recognised by Chambers as a leader on the field for judicial review.

Richard Advises

  • Owner managed and equity backed businesses
  • Family offices
  • Professional partnerships
  • Other solicitors
  • Financial advisers
  • Corporate finance specialists

Experience Highlights

  • Sale of a group of casinos in the Czech Republic to a US listed company
  • Acquisition of a Cambridge software house by a Spanish software company
  • Restructuring of an English LLP into a corporate structure in preparation for an investment round / listing
  • Asset and share acquisitions for FMCG company in high speed transactions driven by CMA timetable
  • Eurobond and deep discount lending transactions
  • Sale of a chain of estate agents to a multinational buyer
  • Mergers of accountancy firms
  • Creation of ABS structures for law firms
  • Joint ventures for property investors and developers
  • Commercial and licensing agreements of various kinds

Career History

Previous Law firms

  • Joelson JD LLP, Partner (2016 – 2020) (following merger of JD Law)
  • JD Law LLP, Partner (2014 – 2016)
  • Cawdery Kaye Fireman & Taylor, Partner (2004 – 2014)
  • Barnett Sampson, Founder & Partner (1984 – 2004)
  • Finers, Partner from 1979 (1977 – 1984)

Education

  • University of Warwick BA
  • College of Law London

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com