Richard Fairbairn - Head of Team
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Richard is a Partner and Head of the Tax, Trusts and Wills team. He has been a Private Client Lawyer since qualifying in 1978. He previously headed the Park Nelson Private Client Department and since 2004 has headed the Lester Aldridge Private Client team in the London office.
He has wide experience of most aspects of Private Client work, including Trusts, Wills and Probates and associated tax planning. His experience covers work in these areas internationally, as well as in the UK, although as a French speaker the international bias is particularly focused on France and French clients in London.
- A Director/Trustee of the Alliance Française, and other French charities, as well as the Association for Language Learning.
- Richard holds two French medals: Officier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques, and Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite.
Richard Fairbairn is noted for his 'business acumen and good client care' and leads the tax and trusts team.
The Legal 500 UK 2011
Richard Fairbairn of Lester Aldridge LLP takes "a gentle and pleasant client approach that is very well received." His international practice has a particular slant towards France; he speaks the language fluently and regularly acts on behalf of French clients.
Chambers Global 2012