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Richard Day

Richard Day


Richard Day

Richard Day has extensive experience acting for financial investors, working predominantly on sponsor-side leveraged acquisition finance, and also on credit facilities for investment funds.

Richard specialises in sophisticated debt finance instruments, cross-border transactions and complex capital structures. He has undertaken client secondments in the UK and France, as well as working for two years on secondment to our Madrid office.

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Career and qualifications

  • Durham University (MPhys) 2008
  • University of Law (LL.B) 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2010
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales 2012
  • Partner since May 2022

Awards and citations

  • "Richard Day specialises in leveraged buy-out financings and fund-level facilities and has dealt with subscription bridge finance, leveraged NAV facilities and hybrid financing."
    Tier 1 – Acquisition Finance, Legal 500 UK 2024
    Tier 1 – Fund Finance, Legal 500 UK 2024
  • EMEA top 10 Financing Lawyers 2023
    Financial News
  • Rising Stars: Top Financing Lawyers in EMEA
    MergerLinks 2023
  • Loan Deal of the Year 2022
    IFLR Europe