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Akin Gump LLP

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Akin Gump LLP, Richard Hornshaw, London, ENGLAND

Richard Hornshaw

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Richard Hornshaw acts for a range of financial institutions on high-value, complex and cross-border disputes. Mr Hornshaw’s practice focuses on finance and securities law matters, as well as insolvency and restructuring situations and contentious regulatory disputes. He has experience conducting and resolving disputes (both in arbitration and litigation) in the UK and around the world. He has particular expertise in representing investment firms in distressed debt and shareholder activism situations. Mr Hornshaw has been a Solicitor Advocate (all proceedings) since 2002.

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B.A., University of Bristol, 1994; CPE, The College of Law, London, 1996; L.P.C., The College of Law, London, 1997

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