About Richard Forrester
Richard qualified as a solicitor in 1976 after graduating from Birmingham University with an honours degree in law. He became a partner in a Shrewsbury firm in 1980 where he specialised in commercial and agricultural property work. In 1989, Richard joined the Walsall office of a West Midlands practice where his time was predominantly spent advising a national waste management company with extensive mineral interests.
In 1997 Richard joined Aaron & Partners as a partner specialising in mineral, waste management, environmental and agricultural work. Since then, he has dealt with a wide range of mineral, waste disposal and agricultural law issues, in particular involving Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies and farm diversification, including a variety of renewable energy, and energy from waste projects. Richard now works for Aaron & Partners as a consultant.
Richard is involved with a number of environmental bodies and holds a certificate in geology from the University of Birmingham.
Qualifications and Memberships
Liveryman of the Worshipful Society of Water Conservators, Freeman of the City of London, Member of the Agricultural Law Association and Country Landowners Association.