Richard is a partner specialising in property disputes in the dispute resolution team based in Exeter, and joined the firm in February 2019. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1998 after reading Law with French Law at the University of Reading and studying law at l’Université de Paris Ouest.
Richard is a member of the Property Litigation Association, the Agricultural Law Association and the Pyramus & Thisbe Club (an association of Party Wall experts).
He is ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leading individual for Real Estate Litigation in the South West and is described in the latest edition as “a seasoned and distinguished litigator”. Sources describe him as a "very hard-working, intelligent and client-focused solicitor." Others note his "collegiate and robust style" and his "pragmatic approach supported by deep and broad knowledge of property law."
Outside of work Richard enjoys cycling, swimming and running, as well as French crime novels.