Sources comment on Richard Lane's "quality and experience" in corporate matters".
Richard advises on a broad range of corporate transactions including acquisitions, disposals and investments. His clients are both public listed companies as well as fast growing private businesses. Richard is the Head of the firm's Entrepreneurs and Family Business group.
In addition to advising public listed companies Richard has extensive experience in working with entrepreneurial and family owned businesses and has a particular interest in the media, technology and publishing sectors.
His recent experience includes advising Mantle Diamonds Limited on its simultaneous US$25 million fund-raising from Australian private equity fund Pacific Road Capital and the acquisition of the Lerala Diamond mine in Botswana from Australian listed company Diamonex Limited and BMJ Publishing Group Limited on its acquisition of Informatica Systems Limited.
The legal directories say:
- ‘Richard Lane “always has an eye on getting the deal done”’– Chambers UK
- ‘The "business savvy" Richard Lane is another highly regarded member of the team. His "can-do attitude" makes clients feel that he is an "extension of an in-house legal department."’ – Chambers UK
- 'The "first-rate" team at Farrer & Co is "attentive and caring"… Richard Lane is “business savvy”'– Legal 500
Who we help
Richard advises owner-managed companies at all stages of their growth, from their funding and acquisition strategies through to disposals and sales. He also works with individual entrepreneurs, advising on their exits and longer term strategies, working in tandem with the firm’s Private Wealth capacity. Go to Entrepreneurial businesses
Richard Lane advises on a broad range of corporate work in the media, technology and telecoms sectors, including acquisitions, disposals, mergers and joint ventures. He advises an increasing number of AIM-listed companies, as well as venture backed start-ups. Go to Media organisations
Mantle Diamonds Limited
BMJ Publishing Group Limited
Serabi Gold plc
East Hill Management Co
Serabi Mining Plc
Serabi Mining Plc
US Technology Company