Richard is a senior partner in Davies' M&A, Capital Markets & Securities, Private Equity, and Life Sciences practices. He advises public and private companies—including Alimentation Couche-Tard, New Look Vision Group, and the Kaycan group of companies—on their most important transactions, investments, and capital raising. Richard is also a key adviser to a number of national investment dealers regarding public and private financings. He is currently director, corporate secretary, and counsel of New Look Vision Group Inc., director of Uniboard Canada Inc., and Chairman of the Board of Mackinnon Bennett & Company Inc. and eStruxture Data Centres. He also served as a director of several public companies, including Methylgene Inc. (now Mirati Therapeutics, Inc.) and Le Château. He is often called to advise boards of directors regarding their strategic decision-making. Richard is also Chairman of The Montréal General Hospital Foundation. A long-time member of Davies’ Management Committee, Richard was managing partner in the Montréal office from 2000 to 2015. Select Recognition: Chambers Canada; Lexpert® Special Edition — Finance and M&A; Best Lawyers, Biotechnology Law Lawyer of the Year 2018, Montréal.