Rich is an experienced commercial real estate lawyer with a strong focus on the provision of commercial and solution-driven advice.

Rich’s practice spans a wide range of industry sectors. He regularly advises on the financing, investment and divestment, development and management of commercial property and residential estates.

◾ Property Investment and Development Companies

◾ Landlords and Tenants

◾ Charities and NGO’s

◾ Insolvency Practitioners

◾ Banks and Financial Institutions

◾ Business Owners and Managers

◾ Private investors, family offices and HNWI’s

◾ Hoteliers and restaurant owners/operators

◾ Representing Diabetes UK on their London and regional office portfolio.

◾ Acting for administrators and lenders on a wide variety of lettings and disposals of commercial and residential property developments, including a block of 18 residential apartments in Brentwood, and a former RAF base in East Anglia comprising approximately 200 residential units with the development potential for a further 91 new homes.

◾ Advising the Electoral Reform Society on its property acquisition and development of new offices in Bermondsey.

◾ Advising an established and leading flexible office provider on some of its key sites across London and dealing with managed office leases and facilities/services agreements.

◾ Providing advice to AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK in connection with operational offices in England.

◾ Acting for FM Conway, a leading infrastructure services company, in connection with the property aspects of corporate acquisitions, financing and property management.

◾ Advising charities on the development and management of complex and high profiles sites.

◾ Advising a leading shopping centre manager on all aspects of the acquisition, development and leasing of retail centres across England.

Current Chairman of ULI UK NEXT, a non-profit organisation providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities

Previous Law Firms:

  • Kingsley Napley
  • Bates Wells Braithwaite
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn
  • Nabarro



  • Cardiff Centre for Professional Legal Studies
  • Cardiff University

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