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Richard L Daniels.


A founding partner of Richard Lionel & Partners.

Richard’s clients benefit from five decades of commercial and industrial property experience.

Specialising in representing both Landlords and Tenants in rent review or lease renewal negotiations as well as advising clients in respect of acquisitions and disposals of retail, office, and industrial property.

Richard provides expert bespoke advice and representation to a number of high networth clients in relation to their diverse portfolios and represents Tenants and Landlords in negotiations or presenting Third Party submissions at Arbitration.

Charles Daniels


Charles has spent fifteen years representing both Landlords and Tenants at Richard Lionel & Partners in relation to all commercial property including offices, industrial and retail space.

Specialising in representing both Landlords and Tenants facing rent reviews or lease renewals, Charles employs precise commercial strategies to ensure the best results.

Charles has a passion for Commercial Property and will always strive to make principled decisions and is focused on delivering to his clients, maximum performance and achieving the highest standards.

Barry Smith

Consultant Surveyor

A consultant chartered surveyor with over 30 years’ experience in commercial property specialising in warehouse and trade counter properties throughout the UK.

Barry has represented a number of well-known National companies as well as landlords.

Specialising in acquisitions, rent review and lease renewal negotiations, arbitration and acting as an expert witness.

Melanie Goodman


With a post graduate degree in Law, Melanie qualified into the commercial property team at Allen & Overy LLP in 2001, and practiced as a real estate lawyer.

During the recent past Melanie has worked in business development with a niche specialisation in marketing and brings a wealth of property experience to the Richard Lionel & Partners due to her connection with UK property law.

Simon Shaer


Simon has 20 years experience in commercial real estate. He has a diverse background in valuation, asset management and leasehold advisory. He has managed very large portfolios in London for Network Rail and has consulted for family offices, local authorities and developers, advising them on how best to manage their portfolio and value their assets.

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London’s Leading Rent Review and Lease Renewal Specialists who for over fifty years have acted for both Landlords and Tenants ensuring the very best commercial property results.