Richard Palmer


Richard Palmer

Partner and Commercial Property Solicitor

Richard is an experienced and in-demand lawyer specialising in commercial work. Methodical and conscientious Richard takes a practical approach to transactions and will actively seek to overcome problems to get a deal done whilst ensuring that clients are fully informed and risk aware.


Having studied history at university before training in law, Richard has worked in the legal sector since 2006 and qualified as a solicitor in 2013. Richard began his legal career working for a local authority in the South East, before transferring to a private practice, acquiring expertise in a wide range of commercial work in the process. Richard was a director and head of commercial at another local firm before joining Heringtons in 2020. Richard became a Partner with the firm in April 2022.

Richard is a past president of Eastbourne Law Society and is active in Eastbourne Round Table.

Richard can help with:

Sales and acquisitions of commercial property
Commercial landlord and tenant
Property development
Charity property transactions
Funding and re-finance
Business and company sales and acquisitions
Investor share purchases
Share buybacks
Shareholders agreements
Partnership agreements
Terms and conditions of business

Outside the office:

Richard tells us he plays the guitar "badly"! He is passionate about food and cooking but still manages to include some exercise too!

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