Richard Grant


Solicitor

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Experience

Richard qualified as a Solicitor in May 2019 and joined Birketts’ Commercial Property Team shortly thereafter. Prior to qualification, Richard gained four years’ experience in the world of property and therefore has a broad range of knowledge to draw upon. 

Richard deals with all aspects of commercial property, including freehold acquisitions and disposals for individuals, corporate clients and institutional lenders. Richard also deals with leasehold acquisitions in addition to all other aspects of landlord and tenant matters. 

Richard has experience in pub acquisitions and disposals and acts regularly on real estate financing matters, acting for both banks and borrowers on all commercial related transactions. Richard is used to drawing on the expertise of Birketts’ colleagues in complimentary areas such as planning, tax and public sector to ensure that the advice supplied to clients is well tailored to their individual needs.

Examples of recent work include:

  • Assisting with the due diligence on a major freehold development acquisition for £14,000,000.
  • Assisted a major European leader within the energy and communications sector manage their property portfolio.
  • Due diligence in a major asset review of a client’s portfolio of over 60 properties.

Richard is based in our Chelmsford office.

Other Information

In his spare time, Richard enjoys running and exploring the British countryside. Richard is a keen shooter, having taken part in countless competitive rifle and pistol shooting competitions, occasionally winning the odd bottle of wine. Having taken a break from competitive shooting, Richard now enjoys clay pigeon shooting which is infinitely more relaxing. 

Richard loves cooking and bombarding social media with his latest creations. Richard also enjoys playing golf while simultaneously trying to convince others that he can play golf.

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