Making the Grade: How to stay on the right side of heritage property laws


Legal eagle Nicky Richmond runs us through some of the big questions to ask before getting all romantic...

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Nicky Richmond

Managing Partner at Brecher

Nicky is a real estate and real estate finance lawyer with over 30 years’ experience in the field. She acts for both developers and lenders , mainly on mid-market transactions. Nicky is recommended in Legal 500 as someone who “articulates complex legal issues clearly” a skill much needed in the world of real-estate finance and development. Nicky is also the Brecher's Training Partner and organises the firm’s comprehensive training programme, focused on the delivery of legal excellence. Nicky writes for the property and legal press and has been published in The Times, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph and the FT, Estates Gazette and The Lawyer Magazine. She was, for many years, The Lawyer’s regular restaurant reviewer, managing to combine her marketing and client care with her other passion, eating out and writing about it. She has her own food blog at; her legal writing can be found at

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