CheekyLittleCareers X ULaw Fireside Chat: Commercial Awareness Edition with Richard Youle (Skadden)
CheekyLittleCareers and The University of Law are delighted to be hosting a live fireside chat with Richard Youle, partner at Skadden. Host Husnara Begum, associate editor at CheekyLittleCareers and ex-Linklaters corporate lawyer, will host the chat. She’ll be asking questions ranging from Richard's career path to partnership, what working in Corporate law is like and life at Skadden. This event is ideal for aspiring City solicitors who want to boost their commercial awareness and gain an insight into working in the city. The interview will last 40 mins and follow immediately with a Q&A so participants have an opportunity to ask Richard their own questions.
Richard Youle is co-head of Skadden’s Private Equity Group. He focuses on private equity matters, including advising private equity houses and financial sponsor clients on all types of leveraged M&A and portfolio assistance, such as restructuring advice. He is recognised as a leading individual in The Legal 500 UK and a Market Leader in IFLR1000. Additionally, he is ranked in Tier 1 in Chambers UK, which quotes clients describing him as “incredibly responsive, very professional but also personal. He feels like an extension of our team and has excellent subject knowledge at all times.” He also was named Lawyer of the Year - London Private Equity Law by Best Lawyers in the UK 2022, in addition to being named as a 2018 Private Equity MVP by Law360.
17:00 - 18:00