Richard is a partner in our Commercial Property team specialising in residential and commercial property development acting for a range of developers, housebuilders, hoteliers, landowners, funders, occupiers and investors in relation to development work.
His main areas of expertise include land acquisitions and site assemblies for developers, promotion of strategic land, major HQ projects and new office developments, hotel development, leasing, forward sales and commitments, investment acquisitions and wind farm developments. He is also head of the firm’s housebuilding sector group, coordinating activities of the property, planning and construction teams for various housebuilding clients.
Richard has been involved in the creation of a number of complex and bespoke consortium, joint venture, infrastructure and development agreements which are increasingly required to facilitate development and resolve the challenges to procuring development in the changed financial climate.
Featured in Chambers UK as a leading lawyer in his field, Richard is recommended by Legal 500.
17th December 2020
We reflect on some positive takeaways from 2020 for the housebuilding sector.
29th May 2020
How quickly can housebuilders in Scotland safely resume construction on sites?
11th March 2020
Retirement living - what opportunities do investors see in a market where demand far exceeds supply?