Roger graduated from LSE in 1979 and qualified as a solicitor in 1982. Roger did his articles at Clifford Turner (now Clifford Chance) and after 2 years as an assistant solicitor joined D. J Freeman. Roger was a partner at D. J Freeman for a number of years before moving to join Orchard also as a partner.
Roger is a property solicitor and has a high level of expertise in both commercial and residential property. He has acted in relation to major property transactions in buying and selling, leases, finance and development.
Roger acts for a large number of bridging finance providers and is consequently skilled in all aspects of secured lending. He is the author of the Restaurant and Pub Volume of the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents.
Roger also has a speciality in licence trade matters. He deals regularly with buying, selling, and leasing of bars, pubs and restaurants and hotels.