Richard Frimston graduated from Imperial College London with a degree in Physics. He qualified as an English solicitor in 1979 and an English Notary Public in 1995. Richard has been a partner with Russell-Cooke LLP since 1982 and head of private client since 1993.
He has particular expertise in dealing with multi-jurisdictional estates, especially France. Richard is a member of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.
Richard is chairman of the STEP Cross-Border Estates Group and a Committee member of STEP London Central Branch. He is the representative of the Law Society of England & Wales to the European Committee of the Union Internationale du Notariat (UIN) and sits on the Law Society International Issues Committee.