Richard leads Brodies’ real estate investment team, alongside Johane Murray, working at the forefront of the investment market. Richard is one of the best known names in Scottish real estate, having built his name acting for UK and overseas investors on some of the highest profile transactions over the last 20 years. Richard is also an expert in development work, particularly on assets primed for sale to the investment market. For a number of years, Richard sat on the Scottish Board of the Investment Property Forum – exemplifying his market profile.
Richard nurtures a strong and loyal client base. His clients value his personal commitment to them, coupled with his outstanding project management skills. Richard has an incisive ability to cut through the most complicated issues, with an intuitive understanding of 'risk'. Richard is an 'out and out' team player. He thrives on delivering transactions on time.
Colleagues and clients alike observe that Richard is 'contagiously' enthusiastic; adopting and encouraging a positive, collaborative approach; and very much 'walking the walk'.
'Richard is a very astute lawyer who understands the commerciality of a deal.'Chambers UK 2024
'Richard is a market leader whom I would recommend to any potential client.'Chambers UK 2024
'Richard is a highly skilled, commercially aware lawyer who provides an excellent service at all times.'Chambers UK 2024
“Richard Whyte is an excellent real estate lawyer offering a high-quality service who is always available for advice.”Chambers UK 2023