Richard Vanderplank Senior Consultant

DD: +44 1624 638316


Richard is a Senior Consultant within our top tier Corporate and Commercial and Regulatory teams. He was a partner/director of Cains for 25 years and head of the Cains Corporate and Commercial department for more than 15 years.

Richard has extensive experience in mutual funds, financial services, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, and has acted for many globally recognised names in a variety of different sectors and industries. He advises regularly in connection with joint ventures and private equity structures, regulatory issues, corporate restructurings and general corporate and commercial matters.

In addition to his legal expertise, Richard is experienced as a director of various financial services, commercial property and family office companies, and has served as company secretary to a number of listed entities.

Throughout his career Richard has been consistently ranked in the top tier of Isle of Man legal advisers in his areas of practice. He is listed in The Legal 500’s ‘Hall of Fame’ in respect of Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial and Investment Funds and Capital Markets.

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