Richard Sheen

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3522
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3522
Richard Sheen

Richard Sheen


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Richard Sheen is a corporate lawyer based in London specialising in financial institutions M&A, investment funds and ECM transactions and is head of the global asset and wealth management practice.

Richard trained as a lawyer with us and became a partner in 1998.

Richard is identified as a leading individual in Legal 500 2019 and Chambers and Partners UK 2019.

Professional experience

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University of Bristol

  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
  • Brookfield Asset Management - advised on the acquisition of a strategic stake in credit fund manager LCM Partners
  • Toronto-Dominion Bank - represented on the sale of TD Direct Investing to Interactive Investor (backed by JC Flowers)
  • Somers Limited - assisted with on the acquisition of JO Hambro Investment Management (now called Waverton)
  • Northern Trust Corporation - advised on its acquisition of Aviate Global, a brokerage and research group
  • Cushman & Wakefield - acted on the sale of its property fund business, Cushman & Wakefield Investors, to La Française and Forum Partners
  • Société Générale Asset Management - advised on the disposal of Société Générale Asset Management UK
  • Numis and Canaccord Genuity - advised on the Main Market IPO of fund manager, River and Mercantile Group plc
  • European Real Estate Finance Limited - advised on its £228 million Main Market IPO and subsequent fundraisings
  • Mortgage Advice Bureau (Holdings) plc - advised on its £81 million AIM IPO
  • Recognized as a 'leading individual' and described as someone "who just gets the job done and knows the demands of the market inside out, which is so important" in Legal 500 2019.
  • Listed as a 'leading individual' and described as "adding real value" and "very professional, thorough and diligent, some who [they] really benefitted from having on my side of the negotiating table" in Chambers and Partners UK 2019.


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Publication | March 22, 2021

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