Before joining the Transactional Liability team at Ascent as Senior Underwriter, Richard was a Corporate Associate at CMS in London where he specialised in mid-market M&A and Private Equity.

Originally trained and retained by CMS in Aberdeen, Richard moved to the CMS London office in early 2018 where he advised on a variety of corporate and corporate finance matters, including private equity and venture capital investments and acquisitions, MBO’s, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and domestic and cross-border restructures.