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Richard Jacob


01206 217044

Richard, who qualified as a solicitor in 1988, joined the Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) Family and Divorce team in October 2021. He advises clients on all aspects of Family law and is based in our Colchester office.

Richard studied for his Business Law Degree at London Guildhall University (previously City of London Polytechnic) before continuing to complete his Solicitors Final Examination at College of Law Chancery Lane. Prior to joining TSP, Richard has worked as a Senior Solicitor in a variety of law firms.

Richard has extensive experience in all aspects of private Family law including; Divorce, Financial and Property Issues, Private Law Children cases, Cohabitation Disputes, Declarations of Trust and has represented both Local Authorities and parents in Care proceedings.

Richard is a member of Resolution, an organisation of Family lawyers and professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes.

Richard says “Over the years I have had the privilege to represent individuals from all backgrounds, and life experiences and I have always strived to achieve the best outcome possible for those individuals.

That experience has served me well in being able to guide clients through the options open to them at each stage of their matter, and avoid  Court proceedings, unless absolutely necessary.”