Richard Chapman
Associate | London
Richard Chapman

Richard Chapman is an associate in Dechert’s financial services group, focusing his practice on prime brokerage, derivatives, trading documentation and associated regulatory issues. He advises a wide range of asset managers and other market participants on all aspects of their trading arrangements and relationships, including prime brokerage, intermediation, clearing, securities financing transactions and OTC and exchange-traded derivatives, including tailored derivative transactions. In addition, Mr. Chapman provides strategic advice in relation to regulatory and compliance issues affecting derivatives and trading documentation.

Mr. Chapman has extensive buy-side experience. Immediately prior to joining Dechert, he was a senior figure at a specialist buy-side advisory firm specializing in derivatives, trading and counterparty documentation. Prior to that Mr. Chapman spent six years as in-house legal counsel at a leading asset manager following a position as a supervising associate at another leading international law firm.

    • University of Southampton, LL.B. (Hons), 2000
    • The College of Law, LPC, 2002, Distinction
    • England and Wales
    • Law Society of England and Wales