Richard Nicholls


Specialist Areas

  • Sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold commercial properties
  • Property finance - refinance and commercial finance arrangements
  • Property aspects of Business Transfers
  • Rights of way
  • Wayleaves and Easements for utilities
  • Auction sales pack preparation
  • Deeds of Variation for Leases


Richard has many years of experience in dealing with a wide variety of both commercial property and mixed use property, with a special emphasis on rural and agricultural property

Recent case: Refinance … Read more

Refinance of agricultural land for client seeking to establish a complementary dairy business with time pressured timescale

Recent case: Purchase of former farm buildings for development … Read more

Purchase of former farm buildings and 28 acres of land for small/medium scale developer looking to scale up their development business.

Recent case: Agricultural land … Read more

Sale of agricultural land with Basic Payment Entitlements

Recent case: Transfer and refinance … Read more

Transfer and refinance of agricultural land following inheritance

Recent case: Leasehold property … Read more

Acting for Landlords and tenants in grant of up to seven year term Law Society Standard Leases.

Recent case: Granting of leases … Read more

Acting for landlord in the grant of a 20 year term bespoke lease of High Street premises.

Qualifications and Accreditations

  • Qualified as a Fellow of CILEX in 2009
  • Law Degree 2002
  • Qualified as a solicitor in June 2013