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Richard Elliott

Department Corporate, Regulatory solutions, Commercial Contracts, Banking & finance, Aviation & travel, Commercial property, Leisure, hospitality & retail Qualified 2004 Education (University) Sheffield University Languages English

Richard Elliott

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Richard focuses on advising clients on general corporate and commercial, as well as asset finance transactions. The majority of the matters on which he advises have an international element.

Richard has extensive experience in advising on M&A, corporate finance, joint ventures, real estate structuring and finance, and general business affairs.

He also regularly advises on matters relating to asset finance, such as the sale/purchase, financing and structuring of aircraft, including business jets, and luxury yachts.

He is active in the sports sector, advising business and individuals in the sports industry on corporate and commercial matters and speaking on the legal framework in which sports men and women operate.

Prior to joining Ince in 2014, Richard gained over 15 years’ experience at another leading law firm.

Legal Directories

  • "The Legal 500 – recommended lawyer for Aviation, in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and Corporate and Commercial in 2015 and 2018.

  • "Super Lawyers UK (part of Thomson Reuters) – recognised as a Rising Star in 2013 and 2014.


Richard Elliott has been a pleasure to work with. His knowledge and expertise are second to none and he has demonstrated true professionalism throughout the sale.” 


Professional association & memberships

  • English Schools' Ski Association (ESSKIA)

What you may not know about Richard

Richard is a keen skier and likes nothing more than skiing with his kids in the Alps.  Richard also enjoys golf (he would like to play more !) and is an avid follower of his beloved Sunderland football club. 


  • "Legal 500, Super Lawyers UK

Matter highlights

  • Advising the founders on the sale of ICONIC London, a leading make-up brand in the UK, to private equity house Blue Gem.

  • Advising the buyer on the purchase of a new Bombardier Global 6000 business jet. Advising a sports team on the sale of a Gulfstream business jet

  • Advising a UK business on the purchase of an Augusta 109 helicopter

  • Advising a high net worth client on the disposal of a 44m Hessen superyacht

  • Advising a subsidiary of the PPHE Hotel Group on the acquisition from its joint venture partner of its 50% interest in its joint venture company for consideration of £35m. Advising a private limited company in the UK on a fundraising by way of share issue to expand its hydroponic farming business

  • Advising a SPV on a debt finance project in relation to its UK real estate

  • Advising a football agent on a joint venture with a sports marketing agency

  • Advising an English football player on matters relating to his club contract, transfers and intermediary contracts.

My recent publications

Insights / Entrepreneurs and private wealth: will your company be able to remain operational if you die?

30-06-2020 /

Key considerations that entrepreneurs and other business owners/managers should bear in mind: what happens at your death if planning hasn't been undertaken to anticipate the potential complications.

Entrepreneurs and private wealth: will your company be able to remain operational if you die?

News / Ince Gordon Dadds' Super Lawyers

22-09-2015 /

Once again, Ince Gordon Dadds Lawyers have been recognised as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters in their 2015 London Super Lawyers List

Ince Gordon Dadds' Super Lawyers