Rick has over 20 years of experience acting on banking and corporate finance related transactions. He has experience in a very broad range of work acting for financial institutions and for on shore and off shore borrowers of all sizes.

Rick is regularly involved in complex structured finance, real estate development and investment finance, secured finance and restructuring related work. In addition, Rick also advises on bond and surety related financing.


  1. Advising Bank of Scotland Plc on the £410m refinancing of Peel Holdings Plc’s landmark ‘Mediacity’ development in Salford where the BBC have relocated many of their departments to from around the UK and where Salford University are to also become an anchor tenant.
  2. Advising a syndicate of HSBC Bank Plc, Lloyds TSB Bank Plc (lead bank) and Yorkshire Bank on a £75m funding facility to Daisy Group Plc to enable it undertake a series of acquisitions.
  3. Advising two syndicates consisting of The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc and HSBC Bank Plc and separately advising NM Rothschild & Sons Limited all in relation to the funding of Bluemantle Group.
  4. Advising a UK company which owns in excess of 500 residential properties, has secured borrowings from ten different financial institutions and secured debts in excess £60m on a strategic restructuring plan and its implementation.