Senior Solicitor | Property
Mr Richard Painter,
Self Employed Consultant Solicitor
On leaving Shrewsbury School in the summer of 1965 he took up employment with Painters the family’s firm of Solicitors in Kidderminster and since qualifing as a Solicitor in 1971 he has been a partner at Painters with his Grandfather, Father and Uncle ultimately holding the offices of Senior Partner and managing Partner at times between 1991 and 2012.
When he retired from the partnership in 2012, he did however remain with the firm as a Consultant, a position he still holds now as a self-employed Consultant, assisting the Partners whenever such assistance is required. During all of this time, he has been mainly involved in dealing with Residential and Commercial property Matters and some private client work. After completing 54 years in the practice he will be standing down at the end of this year
During this time, he has been involved in many sporting activities and on various boards and committees such as Kidderminster Harriers Football Club, Football in the Community with the Harriers and Stourport Hockey Club.
He did also serve for many years as a Governor of the former Knoll School and is now in a similar position at Heathfield Knoll School.
He is married with two children both of whom have left the nest.