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Richard Paton


Richard is an associate in the firm’s Banking and Finance team. He has extensive experience acting for a range of lenders, debt funds, and corporate borrowers across a number of sectors including Energy and Natural Resources, Hospitality and Leisure and Food and Drink. Richard advises clients on Corporate and Commercial Banking, Leveraged Finance and Property Finance both on cross-border multi-jurisdictional deals and deals in the local Scottish market.

Richard also has significant experience advising on a variety of Project Finance and Infrastructure deals most notably acting for senior creditors and local authorities in respect of Scottish Government Hub and NPD projects in the hospitals, education and healthcare sectors.

Richard also works closely with Shepherd and Wedderburn’s experts in the Corporate team providing finance advice and support on corporate transactions including Mergers and Acquisitions and the Pensions team providing advice on asset backed funding structures.

Richard recently completed an eight month secondment in the commercial banking department of a UK clearing bank.