Richard Bloomfield

Richard Bloomfield

Richard Bloomfield

Richard Bloomfield is an associate in Goodwin’s Technology and Life Sciences group who has significant experience of venture capital, M&A and private equity transactions.

He has worked in a number of industry sectors and has particularly deep expertise in the technology sector, where he now focusses on supporting emerging technology and life sciences business including clients operating in the SaaS, fintech, insurtech, adtech, proptech, deep tech and blockchain industries.

Mr. Bloomfield is recognised as a “Key Lawyer” for venture capital and as a “Rising Star” for M&A in the Legal 500 industry publication.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Bloomfield was a Senior Associate at Bird & Bird LLP and an Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP working in London, Singapore and Dubai. He has also been seconded to the legal teams of a technology business and an investment bank.

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Mr. Bloomfield’s experience includes:

  • Advising on numerous venture capital financings, both for companies and investors, ranging from early stage seed financings to acting for unicorns on their largest rounds.
  • Advising start-up accelerators.
  • Advising major US, European and Asian corporates, as well as founders and management teams, on cross-border M&A.
  • Advising private equity houses, companies and management teams on private equity transactions.


Mr. Bloomfield has been recognized by the Legal 500, 2022 edition for his work in the Venture Capital space, which included the following client testimonial:

  • provided excellent commercial advice with great communication on a number of venture capital and M&A matters

Mr. Bloomfield has also been recognized by the Legal 500, 2021 and 2022 editions in the M&A, £50-500m category which included the following client testimonial:

  • Richard Bloomfield takes everything in his stride, acting with a maturity which belies his years. Very easy to work with

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B.A., 2009
University of Cambridge



England & Wales
New York
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