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About Richard

Richard is a partner in our Commercial Property team.  He has experience in all aspects of commercial property including investment,  development, leasing and management work and is a particular specialist in restaurant leases. His clients include a mixture of investors,  developers,  corporate occupiers and a major restaurant operator for whom he has acted as principal property lawyer for more than ten years.

Recent Experience

  • The acquisition of a prime office investment in Cardiff for £25,500,000
  • The acquisition of prime office investments in Birmingham,  Leeds and Eastleigh for an aggregate consideration in excess of £22,000,000
  • Leasehold acquisitions,  disposals and general management work for The Restaurant Group plc, operators of Frankie & Benny’s, Chiquito and Garfunkels

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Career Experience

2012 to present: Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

2004 to 2012: Partner, Reed Smith

1988 to 2003: Solicitor and subsequently Partner, Denton Wilde Sapte

1987 to 1988: Solicitor, Oppenheimers

1986 to 1987: Solicitor, Mellersh & Co

1984 to 1986: Articled Clerk, Mellersh & Co

Richard Perkins ‘adds a healthy dose of common sense’.

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