Richard Baker

Managing Partner

  01872 265100

Richard was appointed managing partner in May 2019 succeeding Robert Camp.

A real estate solicitor, he qualified in November 1992 and joined the firm in 1993. He specialises in the rural and mining & minerals sectors and deals predominately with complex property deals and development for his clients. Richard is also well known in region’s tourism sector as he launched the firm’s holiday parks’ team and is chairman of the judges for the Cornwall Tourism Awards.

His work includes:

  • helping a client to successfully refinance their farm and business whilst under pressure from their existing financiers
  • bringing about a successful sale of development land for a landowning client
  • advising and assisting on the sale of a large tenanted farm to an institutional investor
  • sorting through a succession issue on property for clients where the former solicitors could not process the matter

In his spare time Richard enjoys walking and gardening.

Chambers 2019: "He is very sound and very efficient"

Chambers 2018: "He's easy to work with... he's pragmatic, comes to agreements and he's a nice chap."

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