Richard has worked in licensed property since 1990 and is widely recognised as one of the country's leading restaurant advisors. His integrity, professionalism, market knowledge and passion for the licensed property sector have resulted in him being a key advisor to most of the country's leading restaurateurs. These include: Azzurri Group, Bills, Brasserie Blanc, Burger King, Byron, Carluccio’s, Casual Dining Group, Cote, Five Guys, Gaucho, Giggling Squid, GBK, Loch Fyne, Pizza Express, Pizza Hut, Prezzo, Thai Leisure Group, Wagamama, along with a large number of fine dining and independent operators. He is the go to advisor for branded restaurant operators looking to consolidate or expand their estates, and has been involved in many of the restaurant company CVAs and administrations. A former head of property working client side for one of the UK’s leading national pub operators dealing with all property matters, including maintenance, estates, acquisitions and developments, Richard has also represented some of the leading pub companies dealing with the sale of leasehold properties for Greene King and Mitchells & Butlers. When he is not working, he likes to keep fit and for his sins supports West Ham United FC.