- Exeter University, BA Hons English Literature (Upper Second)
Jonathan is a Partner in the Restructuring Group and leads the firm's team in private equity restructuring.
He has over 20 years' experience in corporate and restructuring transactions including acquisitions, disposals and reorganisations, private equity, joint ventures and shareholder agreements.
He regularly advises on complex corporate transactions involving transfers of businesses and assets whether in the context of distressed restructuring, legal entity rationalisation, post-merger integrations or the ring-fencing of "long-tail" liabilities. He has advised on the transfers of investment interests (limited partnerships and shares) in the context of strategic disposals and restructuring transactions.
Jonathan has been recommended in the Legal 500 as "great on the corporate aspects of real estate transactions" and a "private equity" restructuring expert.
"Sources praise Jonathan Richards as 'a private equity restructuring expert'" - Legal 500, 2017.
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