Prior to Brockwell Richard was a tax lawyer in CMS’ London tax team and specialised in advising institutional investors and asset managers at both fund and portfolio level, as well as regularly advising private equity firms on all aspects of cross-border M&A. He was heavily involved in CMS’ transactional risk insurance practice, both arranging insurance for clients and advising most W&I insurance providers.
Richard was seconded to the Allied World M&A team in 2015, where he underwrote global W&I risks. However, Richard first gained insurance experience at Allianz in 2008 where he held various roles until 2013.
Richard is regularly asked to speak about tax and transactional insurance and has written several articles published in the Tax Journal, Taxation Magazine, the International Tax Review, and Tax Adviser.
Richard is ‘top recommended’ in the Spear’s 500 index of insurance advisers to high-net-worth individuals.