Richard is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Corporate/Commercial practices and a member of the firm's Mining practice group. He has a broad range of experience in all aspects of M&A, representing clients in both friendly and unsolicited public acquisition transactions as well as private acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and individual assets.
Richard has worked extensively with clients in the mining sector, as well as in transactions in the energy, oil and gas, technology and financial services industries. He has considerable experience representing clients in connection with raising public and private financing, going private transactions and corporate reorganizations. Richard also advises boards of public companies and helps them navigate the ever-changing corporate governance landscape.
Before joining the firm, Richard worked as a management consultant at a leading international consulting firm where he carried out assignments in Canada, the United States and Europe. He also clerked with the Honourable Mr. Justice Charles D. Gonthier of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1998. In 2011, Richard was selected as a top lawyer under 40 in the Lexpert® “Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40".