Mark Richardson

Associate, London



Mark is a Corporate Associate in the Firm's London office. He has experience across a broad range of cross-border corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and general corporate advisory work. He advises across all industry sectors, but has particular expertise in advising in the natural resources sector. Prior to joining White & Case, Mark spent nine years with a leading global law firm.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
MA (Oxon) Jurisprudence
Oxford University


Royal Vopak, an Amsterdam-listed oil and petrochemicals storage operator, on the sale of its UK business to Navigator Terminals, a terminals operator formed by Macquarie Capital and Greenergy Fuels.*

Kansai Electric Power on its equity investment into the NeuConnect power interconnector project, linking Germany and the UK.*

Rio Tinto on various company secretarial and corporate matters as part of a secondment arrangement.*

Cargill on its US$1.35 billion acquisition of EWOS Group, a Norwegian fish food developer and manufacturer, from Bain Capital and Altor.*

Yamal Development (a joint venture between Gazprom and Novatek) on its US$2.9 billion acquisition of a 60% interest in Arctic Russia B.V. from Eni.*

Kesko Corporation, the Finnish retail conglomerate, on its disposal of 12 DIY superstores in Russia to French retail group Leroy Merlin for RUB 12 billion.*

Kesko Corporation on the disposal of its food retail business in Russia to Lenta for RUB 11.4 billion.*

Antalis International on the acquisition of Xerox Corporation's Western European paper distribution business.*

MTR Express on the acquisition of a fleet of high speed trains for use on the Stockholm – Gothenburg route, and the associated long-term maintenance agreement.*

Rio Tinto on the auction sale of its talc division for US$340 million.*

* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case LLP