Before joining Hägen Wolf in 2022, Richard was a partner at Knights and Shulmans. Richard’s clients include REITs, funds, family offices, business park owners, developers and corporate occupiers. He has particular expertise in litigating complex dilapidations claims, telecoms and advising on the impact of disrepair on forfeiture, service charge disputes and contested lease renewals.
He also assists BTR, hotel and office developers realise development value by clearing sites of tenants or resolving other property matters which may otherwise stymie redevelopment.
Richard has written articles on dilapidations in publications such as the Estates Gazette and regularly presents seminars on this topic around the country to property professionals.
"Richard Robinson is a very knowledgeable, approachable and helpful professional. His reasoned thinking and commercial awareness is second to none, and he always provides sound judgment and realistic advice, often using arguments which others have not thought about."
"Richard Robinson stands out for his true expertise in the realms of commercial property landlord and tenant dilapidations disputes both at pre-action stages and in court proceedings. I have had the pleasure of working with Richard on many dilapidations cases since 2012, including some complex and interesting court cases, and would have no hesitation in recommending him to my clients, and regularly do so."
"Richard and the team displayed a detailed knowledge of the matter and were fully familiar with even the smallest details. He also showed a very commercial approach to dealing with the case. Very responsive. Happy to explain anything. Very easy and pleasant to work with. Thank you."
Outside of work Richard enjoys playing music and cycling in the Dales.