Richard is involved in transactional, advisory and regulatory work for asset managers and other businesses operating in the financial services sector.
He is an investment funds specialist advising on funds of all types, the promotion of investment products especially hedge funds and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.
He is also a member of the core team dedicated to start-up hedge fund work in London. The team is behind Simmons & Simmons LaunchPlus - the firm’s online resource for start-up hedge fund managers.
Richard is a member of the firm’s Brexit team. Click here for more information.
- Recent Work
- acting for Henderson Global Investors on their AlphaGen range of hedge funds in Cayman and Luxembourg
- advising Odey Asset Management LLP on their range of funds
- advising GSA Capital on their range of funds including the launch of a new quantitative futures fund
- advising Boussard & Gavaudan on their range of Irish and Cayman domiciled funds.
Richard is based in the London office. He has been a partner since 1999, and is head of the financial services group. Richard is a regular speaker at international conferences and has recently given talks on legal and regulatory developments relevant to the hedge fund management industry.