Richard Le Liard


Richard is based in Jersey and is a partner in the funds and investment structures team, he also supports the Cayman Islands practice on a number of matters. Richard specialises in establishing and advising investment funds and fund services businesses and also has a strong regulatory practice. He is sought after to advise on all areas of financial services regulation, data protection, international tax compliance (including economic substance) and the local AML/CFT regime.

He also has considerable experience in matters of corporate and commercial law.

Richard participates in local industry groups and regularly presents on matters of funds and regulation.

  • Solicitor - Jersey
  • 'Next Generation Partners' - Legal 500 2023, 2022, 2021 and 2020 
  • 'Next Generation Lawyers' - Legal 500 2019, 2018 and 2017
  • 'Band 3' - Chambers UK and Global 2023
  • 'Highly regarded' in investment funds - IFLR1000 2022, 2021, 2020

Richard Le Liard is an exceptionally good Jersey private funds lawyer, who is both technically very capable and commercially very pragmatic. He engages with clients and instructing solicitors alike and ensures that he fully understands the desired outcomes and how these might be achieved in any given scenario.

Legal 500 UK

Richard Le Liard is technically, legally, very strong. He has a broad industry knowledge and is commercially astute. He always meets deadlines and works collaboratively

Legal 500 UK

Richard Le Liard stands out – he has been contactable at short notice, is amiable, and shows a high level of knowledge.

Legal 500 UK

Excellent leadership from Richard Le Liard and a responsive team

Legal 500 UK