Richard Hodge


Richard Hodge


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7630 | +44 20 7184 7001

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Richard Hodge focuses his practice on white collar and securities litigation. Mr. Hodge has been ranked in Chambers UK as an Associate to Watch, for both the 2015 and 2016 editions, in particular recognition for his work in the field of banking litigation.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Hodge served as an associate in the dispute resolution practice of another international law firm.


Significant Representations

  • A major UK bank in High Court (Financial List) proceedings involving claims of alleged misrepresentations and breach of contract concerning LIBOR.
  • A major telecommunications company in High Court (Commercial Court) proceedings brought by a sub-contractor for a sum of approximately £70 million following the termination for convenience of a local government outsourcing contract.
  • One of the largest companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in relation to potential arbitration proceedings under the ICC Rules and litigation against a number of financial institutions. The disputes concerned a series of target redemption forwards under which the company incurred losses in the region of US$600 million.
  • A major US bank in High Court (Commercial Court) proceedings concerning the validity of a mandatory conversion notice served in connection with a bond issue.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • University of Cambridge, Jesus College, MA (Cantab), History, 2006
  • BPP Law School, LPC, 2008, Distinction
  • England and Wales