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Richard Obank DLA Piper UK LLP

Role: Lawyer

ABOUT MEMBER

Richard Obank is a partner in the Restructuring team at DLA Piper, the global law firm, specialising in advising management teams of financially distressed corporates where there is a need to deleverage the balance sheet and/or avoid formal insolvency so as to maximise benefit for stakeholders.
Recent experience includes acting for the board of Dyson Group PLC on their successful debt and capital restructuring and acting for the purchaser of each of the Alexon and Bonmarche retail chains.
Richard has particular experience in the football sector and acted last year for the administrators of Crystal Palace FC and sale of the club. He also has experience when acting for corporates in dealing with unaffordable DB pension schemes as part of a solvent restructuring process.

Organisation Type
  • PLC
Average Company Size (£Million)
Sector*
  • Consumer Goods & Retail
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Leisure
  • Other

MEMBER WORK REGION

Scotland