Richard Sheen

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T:+44 (20) 74443522
United Kingdom
T:+44 (20) 74443522
Richard Sheen

Richard Sheen


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Richard Sheen is a corporate lawyer based in London, where he is head of the global funds and asset management practice.

Richard has extensive experience advising on financial institutions M&A, investment funds and ECM transactions.

Richard trained with us and became a partner in 1998.


Professional experience

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University of Bristol

  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales


  • Conning Holdings Limited and Cathay Life Insurance – on Conning's acquisition by Generali, creating an asset manager with c.US$845bn in assets under management
  • Taylor Maritime Investments Limited - on the successful US$500m voluntary offer for Grindrod Shipping
  • Royal Bank of Canada - on the £1.6bn acquisition of Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC by scheme of arrangement
  • Mortgage Advice Bureau (Holdings) plc - on the £72m acquisition of Fluent Money
  • Taylor Maritime Investments Limited - on its Main Market IPO valuing the company at $250m
  • Charles Stanley Group plc - on the £278m acquisition through scheme of arrangement by Raymond James 
  • Ecofin US Renewables Infrastructure Trust PLC - on its Main Market IPO which raised $125m 
  • Brookfield Asset Management - on the acquisition of strategic stakes in credit fund manager LCM Partners.

Leading individual, The Legal 500

  • "just gets the job done and knows the demands of the market inside out, which is so important"

Hall of Fame, Corporate and commercial: Equity capital markets - small-mid cap, The Legal 500 UK, 2022

  • "a go-to name in the area"

Leading individual, Chambers and Partners UK.

  • "adding real value"
  • "very professional, thorough and diligent, some who [they] really benefitted from having on my side of the negotiating table"


Global Asset Management Review: Issue 1

Publication | December 01, 2023

Global Asset Management Review

Publication | November 24, 2023

European update

Publication | November 15, 2021