Richard is an associate in the Project Development and Finance practice in the Firm's Houston office.
He represents clients in domestic and international transactions and his practice focuses primarily on project development, project finance, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining White & Case, Richard was an associate in the Houston office of another leading global law firm.
Richard graduated with first class honors in Global Law from Queen Mary, University of London and received three academic awards in the areas of UK and EU copyright law, public international law, and the law of the People's Republic of China. During his time at Queen Mary, Richard spent two years abroad at the University of Texas, School of Law. He later returned to the University of Texas School of Law to complete a LLM in Global Energy Law.
Representation of Grenadier Energy Partners II LLC in a transaction whereby Surge Energy US Holdings Company, through its subsidiary, signed a purchase and sale agreement to acquire leasehold interests and producing wells from GEP II in Howard County, TX.*
Representation of The Carlyle Group in a strategic growth investment through a $374 million commitment to Amp Solar Group, Inc., a Canadian-based global renewable energy infrastructure developer, owner and manager.*
Representation of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund of The Carlyle Group (RSEF) in the formation of a joint venture with Alchemy Renewable Energy, LLC (ARE), a renewable energy developer and tax equity arranger, together with the purchase of certain operating and development-stage solar projects from ARE. The total consideration of the transaction was approximately $150 million.*