Richard graduated in Law from King’s College London in 2000 and worked at the High Court and in Vancouver before joining Leathes Prior in 2004. He trained with the firm, qualifying as a solicitor in 2006 and becoming a Partner in 2014. Richard is the firm’s Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Richard's expertise includes advising on buying or selling businesses and companies; group restructuring; shareholders’ agreements; share option schemes; and general company, commercial and contractual issues. He aims to provide prompt, straightforward and practical commercial advice. Richard's approach is to work hard to understand your business and objectives so that he can help you achieve your aims and manage your legal risks rather than telling you what you cannot do.
Richard is also a Notary Public, which means that he can assist with authenticating documents for use overseas.