Richard Jones | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Richard Jones

Partner, London

T +44 20 7532 1558



Richard is a partner in the EMEA private equity team of our Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. He advises private equity houses, infrastructure funds and other financial sponsor clients on a range of complex acquisitions, disposals, restructurings and portfolio assistance. He advises across all sectors but has particular expertise in advising financial investors on transactions in the oil & gas and infrastructure sectors.

Richard joined White & Case in August 2016 from a magic circle law firm, where he spent 13 years.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales


  • PGDL and LPC, Nottingham Law School
  • BA (Hons), University of Oxford


  • English


ArcLight Capital Partners on the acquisition of Total's interests in the Frigg natural gas pipeline, the St. Fergus Gas Terminal and the SIRGES gas pipeline for US$900m.*

BG Group on its US$50bn acquisition by Royal Dutch Shell.*

BP on the US$486m sale of its operated interest in the CATS system to Antin Infrastructure Partners.*

Hellman & Friedman on its £1.1bn acquisition and £1.7bn sale of Wood Mackenzie.*

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board on its subscription for a pre-IPO convertible bond issued by a company with upstream oil & gas interests in South-East Asia.*

ArcLight Capital Partners on the acquisition of the Teesside Gas Processing Plant.*

AEA Investors on the £150m acquisition of the Sparrows Group.*

CVC Capital Partners and StarBev L.P. on the €2.65bn sale of the Starbev brewing business to Molson Coors.*

Hellman & Friedman on its £525m sale of the Iris software business to HgCapital.*

A consortium led by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings on its £2.4bn recommended cash acquisition of Northumbrian Water.*

Vue Entertainment on its £450m sale to Doughty Hanson.*

Springer Science + Business Media on its €2.2bn re-financing and sale to EQT and GIC.*

Hellman & Friedman on its €210m acquisition of the online accommodation provider, Web Reservations International.*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case