Richard joined the firm’s family team in January 2019 as senior solicitor. He has more than 12 years’ experience in advising and representing clients in all areas of family law.
In his new senior role, Richard will continue to work on his specialist areas. These include divorce, financial issues, children matters, pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation.
Richard stated: “I am delighted with my promotion and I’m looking forward to continuing in my role in the family team at Lupton Fawcett, supporting our many clients throughout Yorkshire and the rest of the UK.”
Richard is also an accredited mediator and collaborative lawyer. He commits to helping separating couples resolve their disputes outside of court.
Chambers & Partners 2024 rankings recently named him a ‘spotlight lawyer.’
Lupton Fawcett managing partner James Richardson said: “Richard is a highly valued member of our team and his promotion follows his continued, excellent results for our clients.
“At Lupton Fawcett we believe in rewarding colleagues’ hard work and providing further opportunities for them to excel, which benefits both their professional development and the wider business.”
Lupton Fawcett provides a full range of commercial and personal legal services to clients throughout the UK. The firm has offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York.