Richard Baines

Richard Baines is a Partner in the Corporate & Commercial team and Head of Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency. Throughout his career in City of London, Richard has specialised in all aspects of business turnaround, restructuring and insolvency including assignments with cross-border elements. His clients include trading companies, banks and other lenders, private equity investors, company directors and insolvency practitioners. He has wide experience including the following sectors: retail, commercial property, financial services, insurance & reinsurance, oil & gas, manufacturing, telecommunications, media, technology and charities.

Richard Baines is recommended by Legal 500 for his work in corporate restructuring and insolvency as ‘highly experienced and thorough’.

Richard is a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3) and a member of Insol International and the International Bar Association. He qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and has been a licensed insolvency practitioner since 1990.

His recent publications include a series of articles on restructuring and insolvency topics in The In-House Lawyer.