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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: 29 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: emerging data protection and cybersecurity guidance (Updated 28 May 2020)

The Covid-19 coronavirus is creating a need for organisations to process personal data, for a variety of specific purposes (including managing and protecting their workforce, customers and the…

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Publications: 29 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus – State aid Temporary Framework extended to recapitalisations and subordinated loans

As we have previously reported, the European Commission (Commission) has adopted a Temporary State aid Framework (the Temporary Framework) to support the economy in the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak -…

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Publications: 22 MAY 2020

UK Insolvency Reforms and Derivatives: Impact of the prohibition on the operation of termination and certain other provisions

The UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (CIGB) was introduced to Parliament on 20 May 2020 and proposes to support the real economy by introducing certain reforms to give companies increased…

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Allen & Overy acting as global legal adviser to the French state on its Covid-19 financial support package to strategic companies

News: 22 MAY 2020

A&O advising the French state on its Covid-19 financial support package to strategic companies

Allen & Overy has been appointed as the global legal adviser to the French state as it implements exceptional measures aimed at supporting strategic companies in the country through the Covid-19…

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