Richard specialises in development work, acting for commercial housebuilders and housing associations. He has particular experience in advising on site acquisitions and disposals, as well as options, development agreements and design and build contracts.
He also has extensive experience in other areas of non-contentious property work including landlord and tenant, portfolio management and lending/security work having worked in-house at the Bank of Ireland for four years.
Richard is a qualified ADR Group Civil and Commercial Mediator.
He was a board member for a local Register Provider of Social Housing for four years.
Examples of experience include advising:
- Places for People on a golden brick agreement for the purchase of land and subsequent construction of affordable housing units
- Rentplus Limited on several phased purchase agreements of affordable housing units from major housebuilders, and onward lettings to registered providers of social housing under the innovative rentplus model of affordable housing delivery
- Taylor Wimpey on a complicated £50m option and pre-emption agreement.