Richard J. Smith


One New Change
London EC4M 9AF
DX: LDE No: 58 London/Chancery

Richard is a partner in K&L Gates’ Real Estate practice group. He has wide experience in all aspects of property law from profit participation provisions in joint venture agreements to planning appeals and from ground rents to grouse moors. He focuses his practice on commercial property law advising all sides of the property world, including commercial occupiers, institutions, landowners, developers, and local authorities.

In addition, he is particularly experienced in acting in relation to property investment and development funding, landlord and tenant, and substantial head office relocations. He has also appeared as a legal assessor on contentious rent reviews.


  • B.A., Peterhouse, Cambridge University (1970)
  • M.A., University of Cambridge (1973)
    History & Law (Hons)


Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
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