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Richard Greenby Partner

Richard specialises in all aspects of residential conveyancing. He acts for buyers and sellers on a range of matters of a freehold and leasehold nature.

His work has included high value residential transactions across London and the Hertfordshire area.

His leasehold expertise includes work relating to:

  • Maisonettes
  • Purpose built blocks of flats
  • Converted properties
  • New developments
  • Lease extensions

He also deals with a range of commercial property matters which includes:-

  • The acquisition and disposal of commercial premises.
  • Attending to the drafting of commercial leases for landlords and tenants.
  • Business lease renewals for commercial tenants.

Recent work has included:

  • Acting on the leasehold acquisition of premises for a restaurant owner in Shaftesbury Avenue. 
  • Acting on the freehold sale of an Embassy in Belgravia. 
  • Dealing with the surrender of a business lease to the Grosvenor Estate. 
  • Sale of premises in the Kensal Rise area. 

Conveyancing matters including the review of existing leases and the drafting of new leases for commercial premises such as restaurants, shops and bars.

He has also acted on high value Option Agreements for developers on the sale and development of residential and commercial land.

Richard has previously worked in Hampstead, Central London and the Hertfordshire area. In addition to the work listed above, he has dealt with a range of high street work including re-mortgages, transfers of equity and freehold sales on behalf of landlords.

Aside from conveyancing, Richard has also worked in the Insolvency sector dealing with the sale of insolvent businesses and dealt with court related work on behalf of administrators and trustees in bankruptcy.

Away from work, Richard enjoys watching and playing football, keeping up to date with current affairs, and travelling.

“Richard, Thank you for this cheering news and to commend you for your efforts and resilience. This is such a relief and could not have been possible without your steadfastness. I wish all other solicitors were as committed as you are as you even went out your professional calling to get this through. Once more thanks and best regards”

“Richard was the solicitor who acted on the sale of my house and the purchase of my new house. I can only applaud Richard's professionalism from start to finish. I was very encouraged by the first step that Richard took after we had instructed him, asking to come to the house that we were selling on a Sunday evening, where he met with myself and my wife and went trough the relevant forms and documents. Richard also expressed a keenness to see the house so he knew what he was dealing with, something that I absolutely agree with. Despite it being the weekend there was no limit on the time Richard was willing to spend with us that evening. During the process of selling and buying, Richard's patience was perpetual, his availability was constant and messages or emails were always replied to the same day. I also found that I would receive emails from Richard over the weekend, again working in his own personal time; this was not unusual. As is always the case with conveyancing, some unusual and unique queries can arise, at times Richard would say he would come back to me with the answer/his thoughts, as he wanted to look into it further; this showed to me that the level of accuracy he works to on a personal level and for his clients is extremely high and, more importantly, that Richard has the maturity and wisdom not to rush into something he may be unsure about and make sure that all the information is at his disposal before confirming either way. In a similar way Richard showed absolute calmness at all times. I honestly felt that with Richard acting for us, no stone was left unturned and he very much had our best interests at heart. Overall, it's a pleasure to deal with Richard.”

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you for all you did to help [us]. Without your help, particularly when I moved, we couldn’t have completed. I will definitely recommend you to my friends and if I ever need any kind of legal advice in the future I’ll be giving you a call!”

“Richard, thank you for your phone message this morning regarding the completion of the sale of my flat. Great news! Thank you very much for taking care of all the legal issues involved. You made it a very stress-free experience for me.”

“It has been an absolute pleasure working on this file with you and very well done!”

"Many thanks for seeing this through pretty much against all odds!"

 

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