Richard Lever is a partner in the firm’s Private Equity Group.

Mr. Lever focuses on middle market private equity transactions and portfolio company work. His extensive experience spans all areas of private equity and corporate mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis on advising middle market private equity sponsors, public and private companies and financial institutions.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Lever was a partner at King & Wood Mallesons, where he co-led the corporate group.





Mr. Lever’s work has included:

  • Acquisition of Tyrrells Snacks for TA Associates and Amplify Snack Brands
  • Acquisition of Key Retirement Group for Partners Group
  • Acquisition of ITRS Global Holdings for Partners Group
  • Buyout of CoreHR for JMI Equity
  • Buyout of Russell Investments Limited for TA Associates
  • Sale of ChartCo for ECI Partners
  • Investment in Avecto for JMI Equity
  • Sale of Kelvin Hughes for ECI Partners
  • Sale of Standard Brands for Graphite Capital
  • Investment in Explore Learning for Graphite Capital
  • Acquisition of CAV Aerospace for Better Capital
  • Acquisition of Keys Group for G Square
  • Acquisition of Covenant Review for Leeds Equity Partners
  • Sale of Santia for Better Capital
  • Acquisition of Brookdale Healthcare for G Square


Mr. Lever has been named a ‘Star of the Future’ by Legal Business magazine and is ranked as a leader in private equity by the two major UK legal directories, Chambers and Legal 500.

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Legal Practice Course, 1994
De Montfort University
Undergraduate Degree, 1990
Lancaster University



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