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Richard Howes

Richard Howes

Senior Associate

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Richard is a Senior Associate in the Real Estate team in the London office.

About Richard

Richard is a commercial property solicitor in our London Real Estate office with a wealth of experience in assisting businesses and individuals, domestic and international, with the full range of their real estate needs. This includes landlord and tenant, leasehold management, commercial, mixed use and residential development, investment acquisitions and disposals, and corporate due diligence.

Over the years, Richard has acted for clients across a broad spectrum of sectors, including telecoms, healthcare, pension funds, religious institutions and charities, banking, retail and food.

Some of Richard’s previous transactions include:

  • Leasehold management for a large UK pension fund across their London portfolio.
  • Acquisitions of sites and premises for a well known supermarket chain.
  • Development acquisitions for healthcare and retirement homes providers across England.
  • Investment acquisitions for a large East Asian sovereign wealth fund.
  • Portfolio management and disposals for an English Diocese.
  • Insolvency related disposals for large UK banks.


Law Society – England and Wales


Outside of work Richard enjoys travelling, hill walking and golf, to name a few. He spent several years studying and working in East Asia (China, Taiwan, Singapore and Japan) and has travelled extensively in the region. Richard speaks Mandarin Chinese.

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Conditional Contracts

16 September 2021

Senior Associate Richard Howes from our London Real Estate team looks at some of the key terms of conditional contracts from a development perspective:

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The biggest inward investment challenges in the UK real estate market

1 June 2021

Partner David Paxton, and Senior Associate Richard Howes address some of the legal challenges currently faced by inward investors into the UK real estate market.

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