Richard, who joined the firm’s Lincoln team in early 2019, is an experienced solicitor who deals with a broad range of disputes and litigious matters for both businesses and individuals.
In relation to businesses, he regularly deals with: contract disputes (including sales of goods or supply of services, business sale and purchase agreements, partnership agreements and franchise and agency agreements); professional negligence claims; breaches of directors’ duties; property litigation (such as contentious lease renewals and dilapidations); construction disputes; intellectual property disputes; debt recovery; and the enforcement of restrictive covenants.
For individuals, Richard regularly handles: all of the matters above (to the extent they relate to an individual); shareholder disputes (including minority shareholder disputes);consumer disputes; landlord and tenant disputes; boundary and neighbour disputes; breach of trust disputes; and contentious probate matters.
Having spent over a decade dealing with disputes, Richard has fostered considerable knowledge of Court processes and procedures and has dealt with an incredibly broad range of matters. He regularly acts in both the County Court and the High Court, and has also handled matters in the Court of Appeal.
Having acted for individuals and businesses of all sizes – from small, fledgling SMEs / OMBs to international companies and government departments, Richard has developed strong commercial awareness and an unwavering focus on his client’s desired outcome in any dispute.
Highly experienced in alternative forms of dispute resolution, such as mediation, arbitration and expert determination, Richard possesses the invaluable ability to work with clients to explore the best options for their circumstances, understanding that litigation is not always the best way forwards.