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Richard Thomas

Partner, Transactional Corporate Law, Ernst & Young LLP

Passionate about developing people and watching them thrive. Enjoys working collaboratively. Husband and father of two teens. Keen rugby, cricket and football fan.

Richard is a transactional corporate lawyer for EY UK&I with a wealth of experience as lead legal adviser on corporate transactions.

Richard specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A ), joint ventures, shareholder arrangements, and advising publicly traded companies on their disclosure and other regulatory obligations.  He advises on both domestic and cross-border transactions, public (City Code Takeovers) and private company M&A, as well as significant class transactions and related party deals for listed businesses.

Richard has acted as lead legal advisor on numerous strategically important deals across a range of sectors but particularly Advanced Manufacturing and Consumer Products & Retail.

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