Partner, Burness Paull
Richard has specialised in residential property development for over 20 years. He acts for a wide range of developers, housebuilders such as Stewart Milne Group, landowners including the Duke of Fife, Aberdeen University and Rolls-Royce plc, funders, and high net worth investors.
Richard has been heavily involved in many developments in the north east and beyond including major housing developments at Westhill, Portlethen, Cove, Kingswells, Kepplestone, Muggiemoss, and currently a new settlement of 4000 house at Chapelton and a further major development of 3000 houses at Countesswells in addition to a range of smaller bespoke developments.
His expertise includes land acquisitions and site assemblies for developers, promotion of strategic land, option agreements, joint ventures, promotion agreements, infrastructure agreements and disposals.
Richard chairs our housebuilding sector group and is ranked Band 1 by Chambers as a leading expert in his field.