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Withy King LLP

NORTH BAILEY HOUSE, NEW INN HALL STREET, OXFORD, OX1 2EA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01865 792300
Fax:
Fax 01865 793616
DX:
4314 OXFORD 1
Web:
www.withyking.co.uk
Email:

Richard Baxter

Tel:
Work 01865 268 624
Email:
Withy King

Work Department

Corporate and commercial.

Position

Richard is a partner and heads up the firm’s corporate practice in Oxford while maintaining a presence in the firm’s London office to tend to his corporate finance clients. Distressed and special situation deals are a current focus for Richard. Richard’s extensive transactional experience includes significant deals in the healthcare, automotive, natural resources and technology sectors and is complemented by high-level experience providing operational advice and commercial drafting solutions particularly in the logistics, technology and intellectual property sectors.

Career

Trained at Lamport Bassitt; qualified 1999; Turners 2000-03; Gregory Rowcliffe Milners 2003-06; Kerman and Co LLP 2006-09; Rochman Landau 2009-10; joined Withy King as a partner in 2010.

Education

Mill Hill School, London; University of London, RHBNC, BA (Hons) History (1991), Postgraduate Diploma in Law (1994), LPC (1997).

Leisure

Rugby, cricket and football.

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