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. 

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 



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 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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