Richard advises on a wide range of corporate and finance transactions with particular expertise in aviation finance and other asset finance matters including asset-backed securitisations. He also specialises in financing for hedge funds and private equity funds, debt capital market transactions, equity issues and joint venture and shareholder arrangements across a wide range of industries.
Richard joined Carey Olsen in 2018 and previously worked as a partner at another offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands.
Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands, he was general counsel and part of the early stage management team of Vueling Airlines in Barcelona. After the IPO of the airline he was appointed Head of Fleet. Whilst in-house Richard worked on a range of commercial projects and was heavily involved in the aircraft finance and leasing market, leading his airline’s fleet acquisition program and manufacturer negotiations. Before his in-house role Richard was part of the finance group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Madrid. He specialized in cross-border asset finance, bilateral and syndicated lending and project finance for clients including banks, airlines, leasing companies and other large corporates.