Richard Hargreaves


Richard qualified as a solicitor in 2018 having trained at Streathers. He previously gained several years of experience as a Private Client paralegal.

Following his qualification, Richard now works within our Private Client and Property departments in the Clapham Office. Richard advises on a broad range of personal matters including:-

  • Will writing;
  • Probate and Estate Administration;
  • Preparation, Registration and use of Lasting Powers of Attorney as well as General Powers of Attorney;
  • Applications to the Court of Protection concerning Deputyship appointments.

Richard also advises on a variety of property matters including:

  • Lease extensions – either under the statutory procedure or by agreement;
  • Enfranchisement; and
  • Residential Purchases and Sales.

Recent Experience

  • Preparation of Wills for couple adopting a child under a surrogacy agreement;
  • Administration of a large estate and distributing assets to extensive group of  beneficiaries
  • Successful application to Court to grant a lease from non-responsive freeholder;
  • Purchasing of the freehold following the freeholders statutory notices  and subsequent granting of lease extensions to all the leaseholders.

Richard is currently undertaking a Diploma in Tax and Estate Planning run by the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in inheritance and succession planning.

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