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Kate Richards

Legal Director

  • Location: Manchester
  • Email: Kate Richards
  • Direct Telephone: +44 (0) 161 836 7810
  • Direct Fax: +44 (0) 161 836 7701
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7747 777 416


Kate is a legal director in the Corporate team leading a variety of merger & acquisitions transactions.


She is experienced in private equity deals, such as management buyout and development capital investments, as well as advising on mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and shareholder/member arrangements.


Advised Palatine Private Equity on their investments in Forrest Contractors and Playnation.

Advised shareholders on the sale of Veritape to Eckoh plc.

Advised shareholders of Sleek Networks on the sale to Adapt.


Outside of work, Kate enjoys scuba diving.