Richard is a partner of Maples and Calder's Corporate team in the Maples Group's Hong Kong office. His 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
Maples Group Supports JD.com and NetEase on the Largest Hong Kong Dual Listings of 2020
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. Richard has been recognised as Highly Regarded by IFLR 1000.
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
University of Sheffield, UK, LLM
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