About

Jack Richards is a solicitor in the Corporate department, advising UK and international clients on a wide range of corporate transactions and issues.

Jack advises on both transactional and non-transactional corporate work for clients. This includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate wrapper deals and general company law advice.

Jack previously completed his fourth seat as a trainee in the Corporate team, where he gained a broad range of corporate law experience. His work included advising a public limited company on a reverse takeover and assisting on both the buy-side and sell-side of a number of transactions involving joint ventures. He also has experience providing general corporate advice. 

He is a member of the Sports group and assisted on matters for a number of sports clients during his training contract. Jack also regularly produces sports content that is published online via Howard Kennedy's social media platforms and on the website. 

 

Recent work
  • Acting for a public limited company in a reverse-takeover of a company that provides AI and machine learning based solutions to the finance industry.
  • Acting for a fashion brand, dealing with setting up a streamlined corporate structure and assisting with establishing joint ventures. 
  • Acting on numerous joint venture arrangements including a joint venture between a property developer and landowner for the development of a site in Birmingham.
  • Acting for a digital publishing company on it's purchase of an eBook company.
  • Acting for a developer on the sale of a substantial parcel of land.

Did you know
Jack is a big advocate of stepping out of your comfort zone, and last year took up boxing, winning a white collar boxing bout. 

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