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Richard Saxton


Home office: Birmingham
Richard Saxton Commercial Property Partner

Richard specialises in a broad range of commercial property matters particularly those in the leisure, hospitality and retail sectors, real estate finance and investment. Clients have praised him for his responsiveness, availability and pragmatic approach.

Richard is an experienced commercial property solicitor who acts for owners and occupiers of commercial property in the leisure, hospitality and retail sectors as well as advising on real estate finance and investment matters.

How Richard can help you

Richard specialises in the property aspects of various leisure, hospitality and retail transactions as well as acting on real esttae finance and investment matters. He is a pragmatic and commercially focused solicitor who takes pride in getting jobs done swifty and efficiently for clients.


  • Acted for Blanc Brasseries group on the acquisition of The White Hart Hotel (Lewes), Brookfield Hotel (Emsworth) and The White Horse Hotel (Dorking).
  • Acted on the acquisition of Stoke Rochford Hall Hotel, Lincolnshire.
  • Acted for a high net worth property investor on the acquisition of 15 commercial properties over a 5-year period.
  • Acted for a large hotel on an urgent 3-week refinance.

Additional information

Richard has completed exams with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust and through his interest in wine has spent time as a wine columnist and writer for various entities including The Birmingham Post, Browse Bullring and the Majestic Wine online blog. Richard also hosts and presents at corporate wine tasting events.


Richard has supported a number of my clients with legal work resulting in multiple hotel refinances throughout the past year. Having a top-drawer lawyer within our deal team is absolutely critical

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