Richard Turnor Partner
Richard advises both professional practices and private clients.
He advises professional practices and their partners on constitutional documentation, international structure, governance, acquisitions and disposals, regulation (especially by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority) and disputes.
Richard also advises trustees and beneficiaries from the UK and around the world on asset-holding structures for clients with multi-jurisdictional assets, complex financing arrangements and diverse personal and business interests (including bloodstock, ships and aircraft, fine art and commercial and residential property in the UK).
Richard is named as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 Directory for both partnerships and contentious private wealth matters, and is listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers & Partners (UK). In the words of one impressed observer "He is clearly a high class act. He knows the partnership landscape better than anyone; he is streets ahead." Richard is also listed in Chambers & Partners (High Net Worth), with commentators in the most recent guide deeming him "very experienced and well-known" and "the cleverest of them all". Interviewees in the Legal 500 guide describes him as "one of the most experienced practitioners in the partnership world" adding "he is vastly knowledgeable and second-to-none in negotiating difficult professional issues".
He was named 'Partnerships Lawyer of the Year (London)' by Best Lawyers 2020, and also ranked by the guide as a specialist in the fields of Trusts and Personal Tax Law and Asset Finance Law.
Richard qualified in December 1980 and details of his recent experience are outlined below.