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He advises clients on a wide range of finance documents including: facility agreements, security documentation, intercreditor agreements, guarantees and legal opinions.
Richard provides strategic advice on the structuring of complex banking transactions, particularly on Northern Irish originated corporate banking deals which have multi-jurisdictional aspects.
He is regularly sought out by international investment funds and asset managers in connection with the Northern Irish aspects of loan book acquisitions. Richard is increasingly active in advising corporate buyers and secondary investment firms in purchasing small portfolios or individual connections from fund held loan books in Northern Ireland.
Richard assists Magic Circle, Silver Circle and US law firms on the Northern Irish aspects of global blue-chip debt refinancings, bond issues and project finance matters.
Richard joined TLT in 2014, having previously worked in A&L Goodbody's Belfast Office and prior to that at a large National practice in England.
Richard qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and became a partner in 2015. He is dual qualified in England & Wales and Northern Ireland.
Jurisdictions: England & Wales, Northern Ireland
“Richard Houliston is an exceptional partner, strong legal mind that you can always rely on and highly recommended for all corporate banking assignments.”Legal 500 UK Banking and Finance in Northern Ireland
“Richard Houliston – somebody who is vastly experienced, approachable and easy to deal with and able to communicate matters clearly and concisely.”Legal 500 UK Banking and Finance in Northern Ireland
“Richard Houliston is very adept and can easily turn his hand to many different types of financings. We value his pragmatic and direct approach to resolve tricky issues.”Legal 500 UK Banking and Finance in Northern Ireland