Richard Guy


Senior Associate

Richard Guy is 'happy to help and explain ideas and concepts to clients in words they understand, and he is not afraid to challenge preconceptions or perceived truths which are wrong'

Legal 500 [UK 2019]

Experience

Richard joined Birketts in August 2016 as a Senior Associate in our Private Client Advisory Team.

Richard specialises in Private Client work, and has experience acting for a range of clients from business owners, farmers, high net worth individuals, retirees and the elderly. He advises on a wide range of matters including wills, the creation and administration of trusts, tax planning for individuals and their families, powers of attorney, probate and Court of Protection matters.

He is based in our Ipswich office.

 

Other Information

Richard is listed as a 'Next Generation' lawyer by Legal 500 [2019]. 'Considered, pragmatic' senior associate Richard Guy  is 'happy to help and explain ideas and concepts to clients in words they understand, and he is not afraid to challenge preconceptions or perceived truths which are wrong'.

Richard graduated in French at University College London (UCL) before studying law at the College of Law while working at the International Shipping Federation in London. He then trained at a large regional firm in Cambridge, before moving to Ipswich in 2012. He qualified as a Solicitor in September 2008.

In his spare time, Richard enjoys interests including cycling, art, music, film and theatre.

Legal 500 Next Generation Lawyer 2019