Richard has worked for many years as a specialist private client lawyer having  qualify into this area of law in 2007. He undertakes all areas of private client work including lifetime estate and tax planning, probate and estate administration, trust creation and administration, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work.  He undertakes Executor, Trustee, attorneyship and deputyship appointments, as well as advising clients who are taking on those roles themselves.

Richard has wide experience of dealing with complex Will drafting and complicated estate administration matters including those involving foreign assets, business assets and agricultural assets.   His family circumstances have lead to him taking a particuarly interest in structuring provision for disabled beneficiaries though assisting the family with succession planning and subsequent trust administration. 

In 2024, Richard officially became a member of STEP – demonstrating his commitment to high professional standards, and inspiring confidence in families planning their assets across generations. Full STEP members, known as TEPs, are internationally recognised as experts in their field, with specialist knowledge, skills, proven qualifications and experience.

Richard Wadsworth