Richard Read > Burges Salmon LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Burges Salmon LLP
ONE GLASS WHARF
BRISTOL
BS2 0ZX
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Real Estate.

Position

Rick is ranked as a leading individual in London for corporate occupier representation. He acts for international and UK clients on their UK real estate requirements. He has extensive experience in acting for global corporates, international investment and sovereign wealth funds, investment companies and ultra-high net worth individuals. His expertise covers a number of asset classes from City offices to portfolio management and hotel and leisure investment, financing and development. Rick heads of the firm’s Hotels and Leisure practice group and sits on the firms Executive and International Committees.

Career

Trained Norton Rose; qualified 2000; solicitor Burges Salmon 2000-03, associate 2003-07; partner 2007.

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

Attended Winchester College; Exeter University (Law 2.1); College of Law, Guildford.

Leisure

Family, golf, skiing.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Real estate > Commercial property: Bristol

(Leading individuals)

Richard ReadBurges Salmon LLP

Praised for being ‘exceptionally strong on both advising and structuring transactional work as well as in execution’, Burges Salmon LLP‘s real estate practice in Bristol covers the full gamut of related matters and acts for clients such as occupiers, public sector bodies, landowners and retailers. Nuclear sector expert Paul Browne and Richard Clark, who ‘will do his utmost to ensure that the correct advice is being provided’, jointly head the team. The ‘technically very able’ Richard Read advises domestic and international investors and occupiers on real estate investment and asset management matters. Further key contacts are Philip Beer, whose practice encompasses both the public and private sector, and energy specialist Euan Bremner.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

(Leading individuals)

Richard ReadBurges Salmon LLP

The national real estate practice at Burges Salmon LLP is spread across Bristol and London and serves clients on a full spectrum of matters, from large-scale infrastructure projects to headquarters relocations. Richard Clark   leads the real estate sector group, advises private and public sector clients, which include Transport for London, The Crown Estate, and John Lewis Partnership. Paul Browne  contributes to the development and investment side of the practice, regularly acting for banks as well as lenders wherever the matter concerns real estate assets; Browne has particular expertise in the real estate side of the nuclear industry and also advises multi-national organisations and institutions. Richard Read advises UK and international investment funds and companies, and global corporates. experience in offices, retail, and industrial asset classes with an emphasis on student accommodation, hotels, and leisure. Ross Polkinghorne is passionate about sustainable real estate and has a great deal of experience in sustainable regeneration schemes.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: development

The national real estate practice at Burges Salmon LLP is spread across Bristol and London and serves clients on a full spectrum of matters, from large-scale infrastructure projects to headquarters relocations. Richard Clark   leads the real estate sector group, advises private and public sector clients, which include Transport for London, The Crown Estate, and John Lewis Partnership. Paul Browne  contributes to the development and investment side of the practice, regularly acting for banks as well as lenders wherever the matter concerns real estate assets; Browne has particular expertise in the real estate side of the nuclear industry and also advises multi-national organisations and institutions. Richard Read advises UK and international investment funds and companies, and global corporates. experience in offices, retail, and industrial asset classes with an emphasis on student accommodation, hotels, and leisure. Ross Polkinghorne is passionate about sustainable real estate and has a great deal of experience in sustainable regeneration schemes.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: investment

The national real estate practice at Burges Salmon LLP is spread across Bristol and London and serves clients on a full spectrum of matters, from large-scale infrastructure projects to headquarters relocations. Richard Clark leads the real estate sector group, advises private and public sector clients, which include Transport for London, The Crown Estate, and John Lewis Partnership. Paul Browne contributes to the development and investment side of the practice, regularly acting for banks as well as lenders wherever the matter concerns real estate assets; Browne has particular expertise in the real estate side of the nuclear industry and also advises multi-national organisations and institutions. Richard Read advises UK and international investment funds and companies, and global corporates. experience in offices, retail, and industrial asset classes with an emphasis on student accommodation, hotels, and leisure. Ross Polkinghorne is passionate about sustainable real estate and has a great deal of experience in sustainable regeneration schemes.

London > Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure

The cross-departmental hotels & leisure group at Burges Salmon LLP is experienced in advising clients across the full spectrum of matters, including investment and development, portfolio management, commercial arrangements and real estate litigation. The heads of team are Richard Read, Rupert Westonand Robert Forman. Read is the practice’s go-to partner for advice on major projects and investments within the sector. Weston is noted for his extensive client list which includes high-profile names such as Zetland Capital and YTL Hotels. Forman also heads the Scottish hospitality and leisure practice; he splits his time between Edinburgh and London.