Richard Crawley Principal Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2015 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

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Richard Crawley

Richard is a banking and finance principal associate undertaking a range of debt finance work, including secured and unsecured acquisition finance, general corporate lending, solvent restructuring and real estate finance. Acting for borrowers, banks and financial institutions (corporate and private equity) on a bilateral and syndicated basis, Richard has experience in advising on regional, national and international transactions. Richard also has particular experience in financial restructuring and funding in distressed situations.


  • Advising Palatine Private Equity's Impact Fund on its investment into e-days.
  • Advising LDC in relation to a further management buy-out of Forest Holidays.
  • Advising LDC in connection with its significant investment in Evolution Funding.
  • Acting for a borrower in connection with the £120 million reconfiguration of its banking facilities.
  • Advising Co-Op Energy in connection with its strategic energy partnership with Octopus Energy.

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Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Career
      July 2021
      Gowling WLG (UK), Principal Associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      July 2018
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2017

    • Career
      March 2017
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
  • 2015

    • Career
      September 2015
      Shoosmiths LLP, solicitor
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2013

    • Career
      September 2013
      Shoosmiths LLP, trainee
    • Education
      University of Law, LPC
  • 2011

    • Education
      University of Warwick, Law (LLB)