Richard Stead

Year of Call: 1979

Inn: Middle Temple

Judicial Office: Recorder 1996

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Richard is reliable and gives bulletproof advice. He is pragmatic and very easy to work with.”

Legal 500,  2022

Richard has been a qualified mediator for over 10 years, and has extensive expertise in personal injury, clinical negligence and professional negligence claims, and property damage matters. Richard’s practice is also complemented by his highly sought-after expertise in construction disputes.

Richard’s reputation means he is regularly called to represent at mediations in negotiating resolutions in high-value cases, and has a good success rate for achieving settlements at mediation.

As a mediator he has been involved in disputes involving construction contracts, property damage / construction-related professional negligence, property interests and personal injury.

Professional memberships:

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

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA (Cantab), ACI Arb