Richard's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, private equity and venture capital investments and general corporate matters. He has extensive experience representing public and private companies in M&A and strategic transactions. Richard also advises major corporations and private equity clients on investments, dispositions, restructurings, reorganisations, spinoffs and joint ventures. He has recently advised on significant M&A and going-private transactions involving Hong Kong and US-listed companies, as well as on various acquisitions and investments in China and across Asia.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Funds & Investment Management
Richard joined the Maples Group in 2008 and was elected as a partner in 2016. He previously worked for Barlow Lyde & Gilbert in Hong Kong.
1997 - Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong (not practising)
2000 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (registered in Hong Kong as an English solicitor (not advising on English Law))
University of Sheffield, UK, BA (Hons) Law
Richard is a member of the International Bar Association, the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Cayman Islands Maritime (Shipping) Sector Consultative Committee.
British Virgin Islands Economic Substance Requirements for Legal Entities - Overview
Expanding Use of Segregated Portfolio Companies in the BVI
The Mergers & Acquisitions Law Review 12th Ed.: BVI
The Mergers & Acquisitions Law Review 11th Ed.: BVI
The Mergers & Acquisitions Law Review 10th Ed.: BVI
What Happens Before and After an IPO in Hong Kong