For over four decades, Richard Kemp has been an esteemed figure in the legal world and this month celebrates 45 fantastic years’ of legal service!
Richard studied at Oxford University, gaining a degree in Jurisprudence (the principles of law) before going on to hone his skills at the College of Law Guildford. This educational foundation was just the beginning of an illustrious career that has spanned various roles and legal spheres.
After completing his legal studies, Richard went on to take the first steps in his legal career as an articled clerk/trainee solicitor at a reputable Bristol firm. This early experience allowed him to gain a wealth of invaluable knowledge across many areas of law, that has served him well throughout his career.
After qualifying as a solicitor and spending three more years gaining experience within the Bristol firm, Richard decided to make the move to the picturesque town of Martock in Somerset, for the next stage of his career as an assistant/associate solicitor at Clarke Willmott & Clarke, in charge of their Martock office.
Later he acquired the legal practice in Martock and continued it under the name of Richard P Kemp BA Solicitor.
In 2016 with retirement around the corner, Richard made the decision to merge his practice with AmicusLaw, where he remains today as a consultant.
Richard attributes much of his success to the unwavering support and involvement of his wife Jackie, who played the role of office/practice manager, allowing him to solely focus on his clients and practice.
His colleagues said his lengthy career served as a great reminder that passion, hard work and dedication were the pillars of a fulfilling and successful career in law with one adding: “As Richard’s legacy continues at AmicusLaw, his work in the legal field remains a testament to his dedication to the profession.
“Congratulations Richard, to an incredible 45 years in law!”