Mills Selig strengthens Senior Team with appointment of Banking and Finance Partner

Date: Apr 23, 2024

Richard Houliston’s appointment emphasises Mills Selig's commitment to expanding its expertise and service offerings to the evolving needs of its clients across Northern Ireland and beyond.

Mills Selig, a leading law firm in Northern Ireland, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Partner team with the appointment of Richard Houliston as a Banking and Finance Partner.

Richard brings a wealth of experience and expertise in corporate and commercial banking, real estate finance, social housing finance, as well as clean energy and renewables finance.

Richard is highly regarded for his work representing commercial and investment banks, funds, corporates, developers, and sponsors in a wide range of finance matters. His extensive experience advising both lenders and borrowers equips him with a comprehensive understanding of the legal issues encountered by various parties in finance transactions. Richard’s international background uniquely positions him to navigate the complexities of cross-border transactions, ensuring successful outcomes for Mills Selig clients.

Commenting on Richard’s appointment, Chris Guy, Managing Partner of Mills Selig, said;

“We are delighted to welcome Richard to Mills Selig. His appointment underscores our commitment to providing exceptional service to our clients in the banking and finance sectors. Richard’s expertise will further enhance our capabilities and reinforce our position as a leading commercial law firm in Northern Ireland.”

With over 17 years of experience within the financial sector, Richard’s appointment emphasises Mills Selig’s commitment to expanding its expertise and service offerings to the evolving needs of its clients across Northern Ireland and beyond.

Expressing his enthusiasm about joining Mills Selig, Richard Houliston said;

“I am excited to become part of the esteemed team at Mills Selig and look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued success in the banking and finance sector. Mills Selig has a strong reputation for excellence, and I am eager to collaborate with my new colleagues to deliver outcomes for our clients.”

Photo caption: L-R: Richard Houliston, Banking and Finance Partner, Mills Selig with Managing Partner, Chris Guy, Mills Selig.

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Richard Houliston, Partner, Banking & Finance

Richard leads Mills Selig’s Banking & Finance Team; he specialises in corporate and commercial banking, real estate finance (investment and development), social housing finance and clean energy/renewables finance. 

T: 07562 946 380

Chris Guy, Managing Partner, Head of Corporate

Chris is one of the leading corporate lawyers in Northern Ireland, specialising in high-value and complex M&A and private equity transactions.

As head of the Corporate team, he brings significant value by managing major projects and problem-solving to resolve issues and deliver the right outcome for clients.

T: 028 9044 5411

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