Richard is a highly experienced solicitor who advises a wide client base of national developers, corporate investors, local authorities and other public bodies.
Richard regularly advises on complex development and investment sales and acquisitions which are made subject to subsisting interests, overage, deferred payment or infrastructure obligations.
Having trained and practiced with a local authority, Richard holds a strong grasp of the statutory and political considerations that impact upon public sector decision making which allows him to support our public sector clients with a wide range of real estate transactions.
Richard has advised local authorities, academy trusts, further education and higher education clients on various transactional matters including academy conversions, capital projects, disposals/acquisitions, estate services, financing and grant funding arrangements.
Richard is also an experienced development lawyer who also represents a national house builder client.
Richard enjoys engaging with regular clients at an early stage of negotiation as proper collaborative consideration of heads of terms can save significant time and cost.
Richard enjoys all things outdoors including mountain biking, climbing, walking and winter sports.