Richard Hierons

“Spencer West has an excellent platform of high calibre senior lawyers and I look forward to working as part of a team to develop a corporate, business law and private wealth offering focused on private clients.”

Richard represents high net worth individuals and owner-managed businesses on corporate transactions and corporate finance.

Richard qualified in 1983 and ran a boutique corporate law firm from 2009 to 2023. Before that he worked at Clifford Chance, Nabarro (now CMS) and headed Akin’s UK Corporate team.

Richard’s experience includes:

  • Acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures in many sectors including hospitality and restaurants, IT and telecoms, Medtech, professional firms and synthetic biology.
  • Restructuring and refinancing of privately-owned and public groups.
  • Advising private and public companies on significant outsourcing contracts.
  • Early-stage investments.
  • Advising UK, French and international clients on UK aspects of international transactions in many jurisdictions including France, North America and the Middle East.