Steph Richards

Solicitor, Property Law


Experience | Recent Projects

Secured Lending
  • Instructed by a major bank in relation to secured lending on the multi-million pound acquisition of a garden centre subject to several concession leases.
  • Acting for both borrowers and lending institutions in relation to property finance transactions, including in relation to development site


Residential Development
  • Site acquisitions for residential development
  • Option agreements
  • Unconditional sale and purchase contracts
  • Conditional agreements for the disposal or acquisition of land
  • Planning agreements – either Unilateral Undertakings or S106 Agreements with the Council
  • Deeds of Grant to grant rights for cables, pipes and drains in favour of utility companies or private land owners.
  • Plot Sales site-set up, including drafting the contracts, transfers and leases (as appropriate) for the development
  • Acting for a mezzanine lender in relation to development finance for a residential scheme in Wandsworth comprising 28 flats with commercial space below.
  • Acted for a developer in contracting to purchase a development site by way of an option agreement, and then sub-selling the site to another developer with the benefit of planning consent


Leasehold Work
  • Expertise in relation to leasehold enfranchisement, including acting for residential landlord and tenant sin relation to lease extension both inside and outside the statutory procedure, collective enfranchisement and advising on tenant’s rights of first refusal.
  • Landlord and Tenant work -acting for both Landlords and Tenants in the granting and taking of commercial leases.


Interests and Hobbies

Steph is a keen home baker and an avid fan of The Great British Bake Off. When not baking Steph enjoys spending time outside and likes mountain biking, camping and climbing the odd mountain.

Steph Richards

Solicitor, Property Law

Office – 01276 686 222
Direct – 01276 854 929

Awards | Accreditations 

Accredited Conveyancing Lawyers
Accredited Immigration & Asylum Lawyers
Accredited Conveyancing Lawyers
Accredited Immigration & Asylum Lawyers

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