Richard Burnham


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Richard is an associate in the firm’s Digital & Technology Group where he advises on a range of corporate and commercial matters, specialising in video game production and licencing. He provides advice in relation to development agreements, intellectual property licensing and infringement, publishing agreements and matters concerning data protection.

Richard brings direct insight into the practical and legal challenges posing today’s game developers, drawn from his role outside of Lee & Thompson as an independent video game developer at Aura Games Limited. This first-hand experience affords Richard’s personal, empathetic and thorough approach to advising clients on their legal needs.

Before joining Lee & Thompson, Richard was an associate at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP following his training with Morrisons Solicitors LLP. Richard read Law at the University of Bournemouth where he achieved a first-class honours degree before obtaining a combined LPC and master’s degree in professional legal practice at the University of Law.

Additionally, he is a prominent commentator on the subject of legal ethics and regulation and is the co-author of the book ‘How To Be An Ethical Solicitor’.