Richard Stead

Year of Call: 1979

Inn: Middle Temple

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Richard is very calm, tenacious and thorough. An astute advocate who you really want on your side. He’s a skilled negotiator and a commercially aware practitioner.”

Chambers UK,  2021
Personal Injury

Richard represents interested parties at Inquests and Inquiries. He provides guidance, advice and representation throughout the whole Inquest process and regularly acts in cases where deaths has resulted from either a fatal workplace accidents or industrial disease.

Recent work includes:

  • Representing the wife and dependants of a lorry driver killed in the M5 crash allegedly caused by smoke from a firework display.  Richard represented the family at the Inquest and subsequently in civil proceedings, claiming under the Fatal Accidents Act.

Professional memberships:

  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Technology
  • Construction Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA (Cantab), ACI Arb