Legal Team

Our team of consultants include

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Richmond Duff

Solicitor

Richmond Duff is a consultant solicitor with 23 years’ experience within the legal profession.

Richmond is a specialist property, landlord & tenant litigator and lease extensions practitioner. His experience includes housing management, possession claims and injunctions, neighbour and boundary disputes, insurance & dilapidations claims and enforcement.

Specialist Area
Contract Law 100%
Property Law 100%
Housing Law 100%
Debt Collection 100%

Ian Duncan

Lawyer

Ian Duncan holds a MLaw degree specialising in Private Equity Law and Media Law.

Ian has more than 20 years of commercial and corporate experience as a managing director for a media company consulting to global mutinationals such as Unilever, Givaudan and Chivas Regal. Ian has provided extensive legal advice to corporate clients for the acquisition of commercial business and the drafting of business and commercial contracts.

Specialist Area
Private Equity 100%
IT & Media Law 100%
Contract Law 100%
Corporate & Commercial 100%

Robert Mackenzie

Barrister

Robert Mackenzie is a barrister-at-law, a member of the Chartered FCSI and holds a BA (Hons) from UCL.

He is also a chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (for which he is an external specialist adviser) and a member of the Revenue Bar Association. Robert has a wide civil practice specialising in the areas of commercial litigation, company, chancery, trusts, insolvency and tax. Previously, Robert worked in the City as an institutional fund manager for a major UK life assurance company which has well equipped him with a strong foundation and perspective for his practice in tax and trusts.

Robert has several years’ experience as an advocate and is also routinely instructed for advice and the drafting of court documents. Recent examples of Robert’s work include a successful appeal against the imposition of a tax penalty against an individual by HMRC, advice on the interpretation of Wills, and claims in professional negligence.  His research and advisory work encompasses trusts and taxation. Last year Robert was awarded 5/5 for level of service to the client and knowledge of law by a Lexcel accredited firm.  Reported cases include:

Ellis v Bushnell [2018]; Nolan v Markerstudy [2014]; King v Ahmed [2012];

Hussain v Salam [2012] EWHC 1760 (Ch); Ford v HMRC [2008] SpC 634;

Minto v HMRC [2007] STC (SCD) (SpC 625).

Specialist Area
Civil Litigation 100%
Contract Law 100%
Corporate & Commercial Law 100%
Housing 100%
Personal Injury 100%
Trusts & Tax Law 100%

Tech Team

Mike Boulton

IT, Web & Social Media

Mike is fundamentally a businessmen. Holding a Batchelor of Arts degree, Mike has gone on to become a reputed specialist within the information technology sector and an omnichannel social media expert for leading UK brands.

Specialist Area
Web Design 100%
Social Media 100%
IT 100%