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Philippa Richards

PSL Counsel

London

Richards Philippa
Philippa Richards

PSL Counsel

London

Philippa is in the Corporate M&A and advisory team in London.

 

She joined Allen & Overy upon qualification in 1997 and worked as an Associate for four years before joining the Know-How team in 2001. Philippa advises on a broad range of corporate transactional and technical company law issues. Her particular areas of interest include private equity and other private capital M&A, directors' duties, corporate governance, company distributions and other technical Companies Act and common law issues.

Philippa also lectures regularly to a variety of client and internal audiences, and has responsibility for the ""corporate university"" training programme for Allen & Overy's junior lawyers from around our global network. Philippa supports the Private Equity, Corporate Infrastructure, Growth and Venture Capital and Building Societies and Mutuals teams.

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Publications: 13 December 2021

HM treasury consultation: Amendments to the Building Societies Act 1986

The government is consulting on a number of welcome changes regarding building societies’ corporate framework requirements and funding models.

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Blog Post: 16 November 2020

Should I include an express and general duty of good faith in my shareholders’ agreement?

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Blog Post: 07 December 2017

What does “to the extent that” mean in a warranty claim accounts exclusion?

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Publications: 15 July 2014

Directors' duties – exercise of powers for a proper purpose

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Office

London

One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1997

Academic

LLB, University of Birmingham, 1994

LPC, College of Law (Chester), 1995