Richard Thomas

Senior Consultant

T: +44 (0) 208 439 8810


Richard is a company and commercial lawyer with a practising career of 38 years.

He specialises in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, in which his experience spans many sectors, from chemicals to engineering, financial services, transportation, oil & gas and high-tech, within the United Kingdom, the United States, Western, Central and Eastern Europe.

Richard also advises clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions, including start-ups, reorganisations, joint ventures, management buy-outs, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital, distribution and agency contracts, the acquisition and licensing of intellectual property and he gives general advice on corporate governance.


  • MA – Queen’s College, University of Cambridge, England


  • Admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (1981)


  • Dutch (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)
  • French (Good)
  • German (Good)

Organisations and memberships: 

  • Netherlands-British Chamber of Commerce.