Richard was called to the bar in 2014 and became a tenant in October 2015 upon successfully completing his pupillage in Chambers. During his pupillage, Richard was supervised by Katherine Hallett and Richard Devereux-Cooke and gained a wide range of experience across all areas of chambers’ practice.

Since commencing practice Richard is regularly instructed to appear in the High Court and County Court, as well as undertaking a wide range of drafting and advisory work in all areas of Chambers’ expertise. He has appeared as both Applicant and Respondent in numerous urgent injunction applications in the High Court.

He accepts instructions in all of chambers’ areas of practice, with a particular emphasis upon:

  • Insolvency: all aspects of corporate and individual insolvency;
  • Commercial Chancery: all aspects of commercial litigation, construction of contracts, agency, partnership and guarantees;
  • Chancery and Company: all aspects of company law, restitution and trusts;
  • Property: all aspects including trusts of land, mortgages/charges, unlawful interference, easements and restrictive covenants;
  • Wills, Trusts and Probate: all aspects of contentious and non-contentious probate, intestacy and will trusts;
  • Landlord and Tenant: residential, business and agricultural tenancies; and
  • Insurance: Property damage claims, fidelity insurance disputes, and subrogated claims.

Before being called to the Bar Richard was awarded the Prince of Wales Scholarship by Gray’s Inn in 2013 and the CPE Scholarship in 2012.

Education & achievements

  • University of Oxford, Worcester College – BA English Language and Literature
  • The City Law School – GDL
  • Kaplan Law School – Bar Professional Training Course

Personal interests

Sailing, Cricket, Running, Art/Photography, and History