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Tom Richard

Tom Richard

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Tom trained with us and is a solicitor within our market-leading Corporate Finance team.

Tom advises all kinds of clients – of all sizes – on a wide range of corporate matters, including M&As, business sales and purchases, investments, international and cross-border transactions, reorganisations, private equity investments and general company law matters (including in relation to Brexit).  In particular, Tom also has strong sectoral expertise in:

  • Financial services (including regulation);
  • Food & drink; and
  • Energy.

Particular deal highlights include acting for:

  • two multinational insurers on the Part VII transfers of their European insurance business to European subsidiaries in connection with Brexit;
  • 1825 Financial Planning and Advice in its acquisition of various national financial and wealth advisory business;
  • international intellectual property attorney Murgitroyd Group PLC on its acquisition of Chapman IP;
  • various bidders looking to acquire significant assets in the scotch malt whisky sector;
  • the owners of a portfolio of bars in a management buyout;
  • oil and gas services group Frontrow Energy Technology Group on an investment into the company by investment firm BGF; and
  • the owners of Peak Well Systems in its sale to Schlumberger Oilfield UK PLC.


Tom Richard



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