Richard James

Richard is a dynamic down-to-earth commercial lawyer who enjoys helping clients achieve their ambitions.

He has a particularly extensive expertise in corporate and franchising work and is a recommended lawyer in the 2021 edition of Legal 500.  His clients range from well-known brands to start-ups entrepreneurs, especially within the technology sector, all of whom greatly value his advice and commercial insight.

“People think that law is all about paperwork”, says Richard, “It’s actually all about people; fundamentally our role is to help people achieve their business objectives, drawing on our experience from helping similar clients.”

Richard’s clients acknowledge his can-do attitude and his provision of “timely and professional advice with great attention to detail”.  Yet he is friendly, approachable and takes the time to get to know his clients and he is also commended for his “great knowledge” and the way he “always makes it sound all so simple!”

Richard has a deserved reputation as a “sharp and expert negotiator”.  He focuses on the commercial need to get the deal done whilst ensuring every important detail is covered.