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

Burges Salmon LLP
ONE GLASS WHARF
BRISTOL
BS2 0ZX
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Real Estate.

Position

Head of Burges Salmon’s cross-departmental Real Estate Sector Group, having led the firm’s Real Estate department for five years between 2009 and 2014. Richard advises investors, developers and occupiers with a particular focus on the office, industrial and logistics, and retail sectors, leading teams undertaking portfolio asset management work and acting on major transactional property investment acquisitions and disposals. Richard also specialises in major mixed use and residential led development and regeneration projects.

Career

Norton Rose 1993-98; Burges Salmon 1998-present; partner 2003; head of Real Estate 2009 – 2014; chair Real Estate Sector Group 2014 – present.

Memberships

Law Society; Investment Property Forum; Westminster Property Association; British Council for Offices. Committee member BCO SW Chapter

Education

Attended University of Durham (BA Hons Law); College of Law, Chester.

Leisure

Sport; Governor at Millfield School.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Real estate > Commercial property: Bristol

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

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.