Richard Schneider is a Paralegal in the Cayman Islands Corporate practice. He joined Conyers in 2022.

Richard provides assistance across multiple sectors on a broad range of public and private corporate transactions. In particular, he is experienced in M&A, private equity, capital markets, finance and insurance.

Prior to joining Conyers, Richard was a senior legal assistant at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP as part of their General Corporate deal team.



Private Equity / M&A

  • Coty Inc. in its strategic partnership with KKR & Co. Inc. including the carveout sale of 60% of its professional beauty and retail hair businesses to KKR with an enterprise value of US$4.3 billion
  • Adevinta ASA in its announced US$9.2 billion acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group from eBay Inc.

Capital Markets

  • RMG Acquisition Corporation II in its $8 billion business combination with ReNew Power, India’s leading renewable power company. This is the first-ever de-SPAC transaction involving an Indian company
  • Odyssey Acquisition S.A. in its $1.7 billion merger with BenevolentAI, Europe’s largest-ever de-SPAC transaction


  • Willis Towers Watson in its proposed $80 billion combination with Aon plc; and its sale of Willis Re to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. for $4 billion



Professional Background

  • Senior Corporate Legal Assistant, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, London
  • Banking Paralegal, Osborne Clarke LLP, Bristol


  • University of South Wales, Glamorgan – Legal Practice Course, 2013
  • University of Aberystwyth, Law Degree (LLB), 2011