Richard Hanson > Mills & Reeve LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
1 St James Court

Work Department

Real estate disputes.


Richard is a partner in the specialist real estate disputes team. He has been involved in a number of complex property disputes for investors/landlords, developers, occupiers/retailers, educational and public sector clients both in giving advice and taking matters to court/arbitration.


Trained CMS Cameron McKenna; partner Eversheds LLP 2007-11; partner Mills & Reeve LLP 2011.


Property Litigation Association.


University of Birmingham.


Cycling (cycled the length of Vietnam, through Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, from John O’Groats to Land’s End and from Norwich to Korcula (in Croatia)) running, triathlons/duathlons, music (own a number of bass guitars), and wine.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Property litigation

(Hall of Fame)

Richard HansonMills & Reeve LLP

(Hall of Fame)

Richard HansonMills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP advises on high-value disputes arising from large national and international property projects, acting on behalf of investors, institutional and local authority funds, developers, strategic landowners, and companies in a diverse range of sectors. Richard New in Cambridge  who has particular expertise in dispute relating to infrastructure and regeneration projects, leads the practice. Key partner Richard Hanson is ‘a very able lawyer with a calm and commercial approach to problem-solving‘. In Norwich, principal associates James Hordern, who handles a broad range of complex disputes and is ‘a seriously impressive solicitor who is always on top of his cases‘, and ‘exceptional lawyerJulian Steed are highly regarded.