Richard is a senior associate of the Hassans Funds Team and focuses on the establishment of mutual funds of all types, including companies, limited partnerships and unit trusts. Richard has advised on and structured a variety of funds including hedge funds, property funds, private equity funds, funds of funds, venture capital funds and alternative investment funds.
Richard also focuses on European and Gibraltar laws in respect of the management of mutual funds, in particular the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and MiFID.
Richard has extensive on-shore and off-shore knowledge gained from over 20 years’ corporate experience. He is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (1990), Hong Kong (1992) Bermuda (2003), the Cayman Islands (2003) and the British Virgin Islands (2004). He also worked for a leading law firm in the Channel Islands and accordingly has a working knowledge of Guernsey and Jersey laws. He has advised on the redomiciliation of funds from many of the aforementioned jurisdictions.
Richard also has capital markets experience, having been involved in the listing of trading companies on the London Stock Exchange, AIM, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Growth Enterprise Market, and of mutual funds on the London Stock Exchange, the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange and the Channel Islands Stock Exchange.