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Richard Hough



Hough Richard
Richard Hough



Richard has a wealth of experience advising companies and financial institutions on a wide range of corporate transactions including public takeovers, private company acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, group reorganisations and capital raisings.

Earlier in his career, he was seconded to the Takeover Panel as a Joint Secretary. During this period, he was responsible for the regulation of a significant number of public bids, both hostile and recommended, as well as developing the relationship between the Panel and the Financial Services Authority.

"I find him very calm, extremely knowledgeable and with very good client skills. His style is very adaptive." Chambers UK 2021 (Corporate M&A) 

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1992


BA, St Hild & St Bede College, Durham University, 1988

Published work

Continuing Obligations, chapter in The Practitioners' Guide to the FSA Listing Rules.