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Addleshaw Goddard

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Richard Oman

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Addleshaw Goddard

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Richard is a partner in the banking and finance team. He acts for banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers on a broad range of financing transactions including corporate lending, leveraged acquisition finance, asset finance, real estate finance (both development and investment finance) and project finance. Richard’s clients include The Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Bank, HSBC, Barclays, Yorkshire Bank and PZ Cussons.


Trained Addleshaw Goddard, qualified 2005. PricewaterhouseCoopers, April 2001 to August 2003, insolvency analyst; Addleshaw Goddard, August 2003 to September 2005, trainee solicitor; Addleshaw Goddard, September 2005 to September 2010, associate, banking and asset finance; Addleshaw Goddard, September 2010 to April 2014, managing associate, banking and asset finance; Addleshaw Goddard, May 2014 to date, partner, banking.


Member of the Law Society.


King Edward VI School, Southampton; Peter Symonds College, Winchester (1995, A Levels); The University of Leicester, (1999, LLB Law Hons); Leeds Metropolitan University (2003, Legal Practice Course).

North West: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Addleshaw Goddard's 'hardworking and pragmatic' team 'always delivers' and is active across asset-based lending, asset finance, corporate banking, leveraged finance, project finance and real estate finance for both borrower and lender clients. The team advised The Hut Group on the amendment and restatement of its £515m term and revolving facilities provided by a banking syndicate comprising of Barclays Bank, RBS, HSBC Bank and others; advised Tosca Debt Capital LLP on a £10.2m second lien term loan to Verna Group Bidco in connection with the purchase of the business and assets of Synergy Health and the redemption of existing facilities with RBS; and advised Radius Payment Solutions on £255m term and revolving facilities and £50m accordion facilities in connection with the minority acquisition of Radius Payment Solutions by Inflexion Equity Partners LLP. RBS Invoice Finance, Investec Asset Finance, Speedy Hire, Dechra Pharmaceuticals and Radius Payment Solutions are also clients. The six-partner team is headed by Martin O’Shea, who is an 'excellent communicator'. Andrew Maskill, who is noted for his 'commercial approach' and heads the asset finance practice with Rebecca Williams, which includes managing associate Louise Jones. Also recommended are Simon Prendergast, who specialises in asset-based lending and trade finance work; the 'exceptional' Richard Oman, who focuses on corporate lending and leveraged acquisition finance; Katie Ridehalgh, who leads the real estate finance practice; legal directors Richard Chandler  and 'strong negotiator' Caroline Gray, who was promoted in 2017; and managing associate Ben Edwards.

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