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Richard Neea

Partner & Head of Department

Richard studied Law at Sheffield University and then attended Nottingham Law School.

Following this, Richard joined Enoch Evans LLP in July 2007, qualified as a Solicitor in 2009 , he became a Partner with the Firm on 1st October 2012.

Richard is also the Senior Responsible Officer (‘SRO’) for the Firm’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme.

Additionally, Richard has been a Member of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers since 2011 and a Fully Accredited Member of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers since 2015. The Association of Lifetime Lawyers state that being a Fully Accredited Member of The Association of Lifetime Lawyers, means you are ‘one of the most qualified Lawyers in the country supporting vulnerable and older people’

Any specific areas of expertise within practice area

  • Inheritance Tax planning and advice
  • Asset protection and Care fees
  • Administration of Estates
  • Forming and administration of Trusts
  • Preparation and administration of Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection applications and administration
  • Acting personally as a Trustee, Attorney and Deputy for clients

Richard also has experience in dealing with estates that contain:-

  • Limited Companies, AIM shares and Lloyd’s Names
  • Business and Agricultural Property Relief claims
  • Gifts out of Income, Lifetime Gifts and a variety of Trusts used to mitigate Inheritance


  • LLB, Solicitor and Fully Accredited SFE Member

Professional memberships & accreditations

  • Full Accredited Member of The Association Of Lifetime Lawyers
  • SRO for WIQS.
  • Inaugural member of BLS Private Client Committee

What you offer your clients

Richard’s clients find his personable nature and ability to explain complex legal issues in a straightforward manner a great help to them when looking at either getting their own affairs in order, or dealing with the affairs of a family member.

Why you love what you do

Richard loves meeting people and problem solving.

Personal interests

In his spare time Richard enjoys spending time with his young family and is interested in all sports, particularly football, which he plays and watches as much as possible.  Richard is also a devoted supporter of Darlington 1883, much to most people’s amusement.