Richard joined Palmers Solicitors in January 2019 as an Executive in the Basildon commercial and residential property teams where he works alongside Sean Callaghan, Nicola Tubbs, Maisie Yau and Michelle Hill.
Richard trained in the Property team of a major international City firm of solicitors before, in 1993, embarking on a 25 year career within Local Government.
Richard specialises in commercial and residential property transactions (including acquisitions and disposals), commercial Landlord and Tenant, lease renewals, underletting, assignments and rent review, residential Landlord and Tenant Shared Ownership and Right to Buy, development site assembly, planning and development related agreements (Section 106 & 278 agreements), easements and utility wayleaves, works, services and other types of contracts.
Married, Richard is a Civilian Instructor within the Air Cadet Organisation where, amongst many other things, he teaches Health & Safety leading to Cadets obtaining an accredited British Safety Council award. Richard also is a qualified Royal Air Force shooting coach for Cadets. Richard is Founder Member and a past President of the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill (now Associate Member) and also enjoys foreign travel and dining out.