We provide specialist strategic advice at board level, including for regulated boards, in particular to those in the financial services sector as well as in healthcare, retail and manufacturing.
Our strategic advice helps directors and senior managers set policy, address gaps and prepare for growth and change.
By working alongside business owners and directors at board level we can guide their thinking, inform their decision making and identify strategies and solutions that will deliver the best commercial outcomes for their business.
We are most effective when we sit with the board, working with owner-managers and directors to help them pinpoint risks and challenge procedures.
By informing and guiding them we give them the confidence to take the driving seat and navigate the road ahead to achieve their commercial aims.
With firms facing increasing scrutiny from regulators including the FCA and HMRC our expert understanding of legislation and compliance means we can make sure policies, procedures and documents are current and keep pace with change.
" Richard is a fantastic counsel on all employment law matters. He quickly assimilates all the facts around the situation and provides clear, specific and thorough advice and guidance. He is empathetic to the pressures these situations create and helps navigate through these to a sensible positive outcome. "
" I hired Richard to help me with my exit from my employer having been recommended to speak to him. He dealt with the difficult situation extremely professionally giving me great advice all the way through and got an excellent result for me. Richard is a very supportive lawyer to his clients who had a very clear strategy right from the start which worked very well. I have no hesitation in recommending him. A very grateful client. "
" Richard’s legal expertise and experience is second to none; what sets him out from the crowd is his commercial approach and pragmatism; combined with a drive to get the best result for me – his client – which might not be the best legal outcome. "
" Richard took the time to really understand our business, our culture and our strategy. His advice was always commercial and we always felt confident to follow his suggested course. "
" Richard is knowledgeable, commercial and strategic but also very pragmatic and solution driven. Given his experience, he quickly assimilates the facts, identifies the solutions available and has consistently provided sound advice. Richard operates with energy, passion and empathy. His involvement and support instils confidence. "
" I have known Richard for many years and it is hard to put into words the value I place on his expertise. He is perceptive regarding situation and intuitive about individuals involved. After every encounter I have felt more in control of situations with the knowledge and confidence to tackle the various challenges thrown at me. "
" I have always found Richard to be a smart, lateral thinker who is able to get great results for his clients. I would have no hesitation recommending him to clients seeking employment law services. "
" I have known Richard for many years now as a colleague and advisor, I really value the way he works and his commercial perspective. The nature of his work presents some complex situations that he handles sensitively and in a very human way, this is a real skill. His calm and pragmatic approach makes him stand out as an advisor. I don't think of him as a lawyer, he's a business man who just happens to be a great lawyer. He is creative, makes great connections and sees the bigger picture. I trust him and would use him every time. "