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Richard Price, Case Manager at Penningtons Manches


Richard is an associate in the corporate team based in the Guildford office. He advises on a wide variety of corporate transactions including M&As, corporate restructures, general corporate governance and bespoke shareholders’ agreements.

Working with a broad range of clients, Richard has acted for start-ups, university spin outs, owner-managed companies, university colleges and large global corporations. He also has experience in cross border transactions including collaboration with lawyers in jurisdictions such as China, Singapore, the US, Japan and Germany.

Richard joined the firm in 2015 and, during his training contract, gained valuable experience in areas of law applicable to corporate matters having completed seats within the employment and commercial, IP and IT teams.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting as lead assistant and key client contact in the share sale of a recruitment technology company valued at £50 million to an Asia based global recruitment company.
  • Assisting the team with a restructure exercise of a consultancy company transferring assets from an LLP, valued at £50 million, to a newly incorporated company.
  • Advising a cloud based technology provider specialising in AI and data processing on its intellectual property warranties in a £60 million US investment.
  • Advising the UK arm of a global education provider on a corporate restructure and providing general guidance on company officer duties.
  • Managing the due diligence and disclosure process in the share sale of a medical consultancy company for £15 million.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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