Richard grew up in a small South Lanarkshire town before moving to Aberdeen to study law. He graduated from the University of Aberdeen in June 2017 and then moved to Glasgow to complete the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice the following year.
Richard joined Mitchells Roberton in September 2018, assisting with the many administrative tasks within the firm and also the destruction of legal files. Richard started his traineeship in February 2019, and has begun work in the residential conveyancing department.
Out with work, Richard enjoys watching and playing a variety of sports, particularly football, rugby and cricket. He also enjoys travelling, finding many places in Eastern Europe particularly interesting to visit.
Legal stereotypes of the past now in the past?
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