Richard Taylor > Hill Dickinson LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Hill Dickinson LLP

Work Department

Commercial property.


Partner advising on the acquisition, development, disposal and funding of investment and redevelopment properties, and real estate transactions for a wide range of main stream businesses including: hotels, casinos and travel-related leisure businesses, healthcare, oil and energy, transport and logistics. Advises owners, financial institutions, and commercial landlords and tenants of all types of freehold and leasehold commercial property. Reflecting Hill Dickinson s long-standing international reputation, Richard has a large renowned international clientele from a wide geographical base encompassing North America, the Middle East and Far East, Africa, Italy and other Mediterranean countries. Known to be commercially astute and a good communicator who has successfully led many multi-discipline lawyer teams on large company commercial deals in which real estate is a key factor.


Articled Rosling King; qualified 1983; partner Hill Taylor Dickinson 1989; joined Hill Dickinson on merger 2006.


Law Society.


Windsor Grammar School for Boys; University of Wales, Cardiff (1979 LLB Hons).


Long-distance running, rugby, reading, theatre, history, archaeology.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Hill Dickinson LLP‘s real estate team advises major corporate occupiers on a range of matters, as well as strategic, transactional, and landlord and tenant matters. Jim Garton, who leads the real estate practice, has significant expertise in the hotels and leisure sector, while Richard Taylor has more than 35 years of experience in both domestic and international real estate matters.

London > Real estate > Property finance

Hill Dickinson LLP‘s real estate finance practice is led by Jim Garton, who has particular expertise in the development of hotels and leisure arenas. The team is supported by the firm’s national and international offices, and advises both lenders and borrowers on development finance mandates which can involve cross-border elements. Sectors of strength for the group include energy, logistics, transport, retail, healthcare, financial services and hotels and leisure. Richard Taylor and senior associate Emma McIntosh are also of note.