Richard Malone

On a day to day basis, Richard spends time consulting with Owner Managed Businesses planning growth, tax and resource strategies to maximise the return from the business. 

Where clients are looking to acquire or dispose of a business he can assist to ensure the transaction is smooth and the desired result is achieved with minimum anxiety.

He is often involved with designing efficient structures for the ownership of land and property, whether the venture is for investment, development or trading purposes.

Skills and experience

Recently, on behalf of clients, Richard has been involved with the acquisition of a motor dealership, the audit of a high profile club chain and extensive work for various clients in the extraction of property assets from limited company's to Limited Liability Partnership ownership. He has also been involved with creating unique trading structures for a number of professional practices.

Having been a Partner with Hillier Hopkins for 20 years, he is a Responsible Individual for Audit Regulation purposes and uses these relationships to work closely with business owners to marry the corporate and personal goals.

What clients say

"Since joining Hillier Hopkins I have found Richard and his team very passionate about my business, and how to develop it, I have made calls to Richard during office hours and outside of those hours and he has always taken my call and passed on any request I might have to the relevant team member. Over the past years I have recommended Richard and his team to others and one by one they have moved to Hillier Hopkins. Thank you Richard for all your support." John McGowan, JDM Investments.

Not a lot of people know this

Richard is married to Ursula and lives in Radlett with their three children Mollie (yes Mollie Malone), Maddie and Freddie.  He is a keen sportsman and although now retired, he used to enjoy rugby at a high level playing for Wasps, Saracens and even managing one game for the Barbarians. He is still involved with his first (and last) rugby club Tabard RFC where he is the Treasurer and he is a keen golfer, being a member of Porters Park Golf Club.