Richard Deschrijver joined the firm in 2016 whilst reading for his Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degree at the University of Malta. Having successfully completed his Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degree in 2016, Richard obtained his Masters of Advocacy degree at the University of Malta in 2017.
Richard is currently a lead senior associate at DF Advocates, where his main practice areas include corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, and gaming law. Richard regularly assists clients with local and cross-border corporate and commercial law matters in a wide-range of international and local projects and transactions and has considerable experience in assisting clients on corporate restructurings and M&A transactions. Richard is frequently involved in the formation of companies and assisting companies in their ongoing compliance matters and guidance on good corporate governance. Richard also assists in the gaming law department, advising and assisting clients in the application for a gaming license or other gaming authorisation, in adhering with their obligations under the Maltese gaming legal framework, and in drafting and reviewing a wide range of commercial agreements