Richard Youle live fireside chat banner Date: 7 October 2021

Time: 17.00-18.00 BST

Event format: Live / virtual

Cost: FREE

Who should sign-up? Aspiring commercial solicitors who want to boost their commercial awareness and gain an insight into training at at Skadden Arps

CheekyLittleCareers and The University of Law are delighted to be hosting a live fireside chat with Richard Youle, co-head of private equity at US law firm Skadden Arps.

Our editor and former magic circle lawyer Husnara Begum will host the chat. She’ll be asking questions ranging from Richard’s career path to partnership, what working as a private equity lawyer is like and life at Skadden Arps. This event is ideal for aspiring City solicitors who want to boost their commercial awareness and gain an insight into working in a busy corporate law firm environment 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.

To register for this free event click here.


Please note: the full event will not be recorded but we plan to use snippets and screen grabs for our social media pages.