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Richie Clark


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Richie heads up the firm’s corporate department and is a partner in our capital markets and M&A groups.

Richie advises entrepreneurs, companies and financial institutions on a broad range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, listings, financings, public takeovers and is a specialist in corporate governance, shareholder engagement and activist investor situations. He advises clients in a variety of industry sectors including technology, FinTech, natural resources and financial services and has particular expertise in understanding the issues facing international companies entering the UK market to seek funding or make acquisitions.

Richie was a member of the judging panel for the UK Private Business Awards 2017. The Technology Innovation of the Year Award was sponsored for the first time by Fox Williams and Richie presented the award to the winner Lightpoint Medical.

As well as being a long-time director of the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce, Richie writes for numerous international business publications, has spoken at professional conferences and has been quoted in the press on topics related to UK public markets and corporate governance issues.   Richie is also a member of the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Expert Committee and the AIPN.

Richie is advising clients following the EU referendum vote, ensuring they are ready to take advantage of the opportunities, mitigate risks, and have the processes and people in place to manage a period of uncertainty.

Prior to joining Fox Williams over 10 years ago, Richie was a partner at the London office of a leading international firm which he joined in 2001, after spending several years at Ashurst

Richie received a first class B.A. with distinction from Mount Allison University in 1991 and an M.A. from Carleton University in 1992.  He received his LLB from Dalhousie University in 1995 and was called to the bar in Alberta in 1996.  Richie moved to the UK in 1997 and was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1998.

‘Practical, responsive’ practice head Richie Clark has strong experience in the natural resources, financial services and technology sectors
(Legal 500, 2017)

The "creative and highly intelligent" Richie Clark of Fox Williams LLP has a wealth of AIM experience, notably in the natural resources and technology sectors. One source recounts that his "highly commercial approach saved money, avoided surprises and minimised our reactionary workflow." 
(Chambers UK, 2017)

"Innovative and solutions-oriented"
(Legal 500, 2016)

'Richie Clark is highly esteemed by clients.'
(Chambers UK, 2015)

"He has a great ability to communicate effectively, interacting and explaining complex situations in a clear manner. He acts like a member of our team in creating solutions to any situation to our company's interest"
(Chambers UK, 2015) 

"unbelievably easy to work with"
(Chambers UK, 2014)



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