Civil and Commercial
Richard acts for Solicitors and Direct Public Access Clients in a wide range of civil and commercial matters from commercial debt and property to challenges to financial institutions and insurance claims.
Construction and Planning Law
Richard is a Member of the Charter Institute of Arbitrators and has experience of Technology and Construction Court cases, adjudication, arbitration and mediation. In 2013 he won Construction Law barrister of the year in the Acquisition International Legal Awards. He also has experience of planning and planning compensation cases.
Property and Trusts
Richard is an experienced Property Lawyer acting regularly for clients in residential tenancy (including Social Housing) and commercial Leasehold disputes. He also acts for clients in other real property disputes, Leasehold enfranchisement, Mortgage Possession proceedings and in Trusts of Land, undue influence, probate and disputed inheritance and ancillary relief proceedings.
Private international Law
Richard has worked in Malaysia and Ireland and acts as a consultant on English Law to a boutique legal firm in Rome.
Richard acts regularly for Administrative Court Claimants and has experience of a wide range of Public Law actions including Judicial Review in Professional Regulatory matters, Local Authority Finance, Planning, Homelessness and Allocations, Community Care, Children Act Duties, Crown Court Bail, Education, Immigration and Mental Health,. He also has experience of applications for Habeus Corpus. He is available to advise prospective applicants in Public Law matters on an urgent basis if required.