Richard Hegarty is the Senior Partner and founder of Hegarty LLP Solicitors. He specialises in Commercial Property and Solicitors Regulation and is head of the commercial property department.
He studied law at Leicester University and set up the firm in 1974. He has extensive experience and deals with all aspects of Commercial Property Law. Richard served on the Council of the Law Society for 16 years from 1989 to 2005 and in 2009 was appointed by the Master of the Rolls as a Solicitor member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
Richard acts as an Expert Witness in trials relating to Property Law, Mortgage Fraud and Money Laundering and Solicitors Regulation.