Richard Atkins

Residential Conveyancing - Partner

Harpenden Office

T01582 714603

Richard is a Partner in Taylor Walton’s Residential Conveyancing team and specialises in prime residential sales and purchases. He also heads up the firms Relocation Unit which acts for blue chip corporate clients.

Having read law at Leicester University, he trained at the College of Law in Guildford before joining a regional law firm. He became a Partner in a specialist property practice in London and subsequently joined Taylor Walton in 1995.

Outside Taylor Walton, Richard is a past President of the Hertfordshire Law Society and chair of the Land Law Committee. He is a member of the National Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee and is the circuit solicitor for the Harpenden Methodist Church.

Richard has written widely on conveyancing issues and is regularly quoted in both the national and specialist legal press. He has also acted as legal adviser on several BBC property programmes.


What our clients say

“Thank you so much for all your help.  You have been instrumental in the deal being kept alive and I thank you for your persistence, patience and professionalism throughout the process, often in the face of adversity!”

Mr P from Harpenden


What our clients say

“I would highly commend you on your service which surpassed, by a long way, what I have seen from other firms previously.  It has been a pleasure working with you and I will happily recommend your services to anyone asking me for a recommendation”


What our clients say

“It was very reassuring to have your calm explanations at this time since it has been many years since I was previously involved in this process”

Ms C from Tring


What our clients say

“We are extremely grateful to you and your team for handling our affairs so efficiently and moreover for your advice and understanding throughout”

Mr B from Harpenden


What our clients say

“I just wanted to offer my sincerest thank you to you and your colleagues for your professionalism and expediency in progressing all of this for me. I very much appreciate it. Dealing with Taylor Walton has been easy and engaging, the advice and support was superb throughout.”