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Richard Freeman-WallaceConsultant

Richard Freeman-Wallace

Richard is a Consultant with over 35 years’ experience in commercial property. He deals with all aspects of property work for commercial property owners, developers, land owners, investors and property occupiers including:

  • Negotiating options;
  • Negotiating agreements for leases;
  • Leases;
  • Surrenders;
  • Conditional contracts;
  • Overage arrangements;
  • Joint ventures; and
  • Forward sale agreements.

Richard is regularly instructed by a variety of land owners and developers to negotiate contracts and options, dependant on the grant of planning permission. Such deals frequently involve complex arrangements for the payment of overage where for instance a better planning permission is later obtained

Richard has given lectures and written articles on these subjects

Richard is named as a “Leading individual” in his field in Chambers Guide and recommended in The Legal 500, both independently researched guides to the UK legal profession.


  • "Richard, as always, was a pleasure to deal with on this extremely complicated transaction."

    - Client of Richard Freeman-Wallace

  • "I always feel like I can pick up the phone to ask him a question and get a response that I can have confidence in."

    - Chambers & Partners

  • "Fantastic, you are a miracle worker!!"

    - Client of Richard Freeman-Wallace

  • "Highly regarded practitioner, Richard Freeman-Wallace is considered very polished and very competent. Clients deem him tremendously reliable and are quick to assert his wealth of experience and ability to explain everything thoroughly."

    - Chambers & Partners

  • "I must say out of all of the option/development deals I have dealt with, Richard has been the most effective solicitor and it has been a pleasure to work with him."

    - Professional adviser

  • "Richard provides sound and practical commercial advice on the various issues which can arise during the course of a transaction. This allows us at Hellens Group to make an informed decision on how to resolve these issues."

    - Client of Richard Freeman-Wallace

  • "Richard is very responsive and available to answer queries or provide updates on the status of transactions. He always responds the same day which is important and reassuring to any client."

    - Client of Richard Freeman-Wallace

  • "Richard Freeman-Wallace adds significant strength to the commercial property team. He recently represented Olnato Group on its acquisition of a new development site, and he is identified by sources as being 'absolutely first class and a very well-liked guy.'"

    - Chambers & Partners