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Richard Hough

Partner

London

Hough Richard
Richard Hough

Partner

London

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.

"Richard Hough is 'an excellent, commercially-minded M&A lawyer who focuses on what's important,' according to a client. He is sought after by well-known corporates and financial institutions to advise in connection with public takeovers, joint ventures and reorganisations." Chambers UK 2020 (Corporate M&A)

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1992

Academic

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

Published work

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

News & insights

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Publications: 20 OCTOBER 2020

Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence Laws: Germany takes another step towards global value chain regulation

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Luxembourg government’s draft budget law for 2021

Publications: 20 OCTOBER 2020

Luxembourg government’s draft budget law for 2021

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Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 19 October 2020)

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News: 09 OCTOBER 2020

A&O advising TP ICAP on its acquisition of Liquidnet

A team of lawyers across New York, London and Dubai is advising TP ICAP plc (“TP ICAP”) on its acquisition of leading global electronic trading network Liquidnet Holdings, Inc (“Liquidnet”) for a…

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