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Richard Evans


Richard is Energy and Infrastructure Sector Lead and specialises in transactions in the infrastructure sector.
He is recognised in Chambers UK, Legal 500 and IFLR1000 for Infrastructure and M&A. "Richard is a very smart and user-friendly lawyer." (Chambers UK 2021 (Infrastructure)) and is " is vastly experienced, sensible and user-friendly" (Chambers UK 2022 (Infrastructure)).


Representative matters

A multinational financial institution on the disposal of its private equity division via sale of its investment portfolio to funds managed by Intermediate Capital Group and spin out of the portfolio management business to Affirma Capital.

The Football Association on the proposed sale of Wembley Stadium, the UK's national football stadium.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec on the establishment of the USD3.8bn joint venture with DP World to invest in the global ports sector.

The consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) on the acquisition of a 30 per cent. interest in EPIF, the Czech and Slovak gas transmission and distribution subsidiary of EPH.

I really enjoyed working with Richard. He's very good on the finer negotiations and is very practical and commercial.
Chambers UK 2020



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999


BA, History, University College London

MPhil, University of Cambridge


English, Italian
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