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          Richard Holmes

          Partner

          Richard is a specialist in real estate finance and restructuring acting for a variety of stakeholders on solvent, distressed and insolvent matters.
          He provides expert advice on commercial real estate finance and act for clearing banks, building societies, asset-based lenders, insolvency practitioners, receivers, owner-managed businesses and creditors on insolvency and security matters. He regularly deal with off-shore aspects including Channel Islands, the British Virgin Isles and Denmark.

          Richard recently returned from a successful secondment with a large financial institution in London within its commercial real estate function. He acts for a variety of lenders on both investment and development finance with a particular expertise on large portfolios.

          He regularly advises clearing banks, building societies, asset-based lenders, insolvency practitioners, receivers, owner-managed businesses and creditors on all aspects of insolvency and security. His areas of expertise include restructuring, administration, liquidation, CVA (company voluntary arrangements), fixed charge receiverships, directors' duties, enforcement of security, asset realisation and debt advice.

          He sees real value in getting involved with businesses before insolvency hits as he can then call on his significant experience and expertise to offer a number of options to achieve client's goals.