Richard Thomas joined Tayntons at the beginning of 2012 and has now been qualified as a solicitor for 30 years. He has specialised in Private Client matters for over half of his career, practising chiefly within the counties of Monmouth, Hereford and Gloucester.
Richard deals with Will drafting involving tax planning and asset protection plus the administration of both Estates and Trusts. Of particular interest to Richard is the welfare of the elderly in which he advises on both the creation and registration of various types of Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection Deputyships plus dealing with the administration of the affairs of elderly clients resident in care.
Having been awarded the Diploma in Trusts and Estates, Richard is also a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Outside the work environment, Richard is married with a daughter at University furthering post graduate studies. With a lifelong addiction to sport, Richard is an ardent supporter of both Bristol Rugby and Somerset County Cricket. In addition, he competes regularly for Monmouth Rowing Club.
On the cultural side, Richard has a keen interest in international affairs and history, reading thrillers and listening to various forms of music, particularly Jazz.