Richard Bussell > Sills & Betteridge LLP > Lincoln, England > Lawyer Profile

Sills & Betteridge LLP
Aquis House
18 – 28 Clasketgate

Work Department

Wills, Trusts & Probate


Partner Richard provides advice on trusts, capital tax planning and succession planning to owner managers of businesses and other high net worth individuals and their families. He has a strong following in the agricultural sector where he advises farmers and other land owners.


Trained Talbot & Co; qualified 2002; Sills & Betteridge 2004 ; partner 2006.


STEP, Law Society Private Client section.


Repton; University of Hull (1998 LLB. (Hons)); College of Law, Chester (1999).

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

Richard Bussell and Andrew Durkan are the lead lawyers for farming families, land and business owners, and high net worth individuals at Sills & Betteridge LLP. Its capabilities have been bolstered by the addition of David Wood, formerly a partner at Ashfords LLP and head of private client at Langleys Solicitors LLP. Wood is distinguished for his knowledge and experience advising farmers, landowners and landed estates, and on aspects of farming partnerships including their creation, using inheritance tax efficient vehicles.