Richard Gold

Year of Call: 2006

Inn: Inner Temple

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Richard specialises in commercial matters, and acts in contractual disputes of all kinds.  He advises on matters such as: the existence of a contract; the interpretation of the terms of a contract; setting aside a contract (e.g. on the grounds of undue influence); the level of damages; and quantum meruit.

His insolvency experience includes applications to set aside statutory demands.

Recent work includes:

  • Advised on claim by accountant for unpaid fees.
  • Advised on dispute about oral joint venture agreement.
  • Pre-action disclosure application in commercial dispute.
  • Application to set aside statutory demand.
  • Trustee in bankruptcy’s application for private examination of bankrupt.
  • Advised on interpretation and enforceability of overage clause.

Professional memberships:

  • 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)