Richard has a general chancery and commercial practice. His main areas of expertise are:
- Real estate (particularly landlord & tenant and mortgage cases)
- Wills & trusts (including challenges to the validity of wills and applications under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975)
- Commercial (e.g. contractual disputes of all kinds and applications to set aside a statutory demand)
Richard is also a qualified mediator, and is happy to act as a mediator in all types of cases (not only chancery and commercial).
After completing his pupillage at St John’s Chambers, Richard joined the Commercial and Chancery Practice Group in 2007. He worked as Judicial Assistant to Lord Justice Carnwath from January until March 2010.
Richard has an interest in legal ethics. He regularly acts as a clerk at Barrister Disciplinary Hearings, and has taught legal ethics to students at the University of Law (Bristol).
- Chancery Bar Association
- Appointed to the panel of barristers who sit as clerks at Barrister Disciplinary Tribunals (March 2013)
Qualifications & awards:
- BA (Oxon) Literae Humaniores (First Class); Princess Royal Scholarship (Inner Temple); completed the Advanced Advocacy Course, Keble College, Oxford University (August 2013)