Richard Borrett

Personal Injury


36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082


5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123


Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Paul Clarke

Personal Injury

Richard acts for both claimants and defendants in serious personal injury claims, exclusively at multi track level.

Particular Areas of Expertise

Animals Act and Equestrian claims

Claims against the MOD

Secondary Victim claims

Significant Cases

Secondary Victim and Fatal Accidents Act claim where pedestrian killed crossing the road

Acting for soldier who suffered a Functional Neurological Disorder as a result of deployment on exercise contrary to medical advice.

Degloving injury to naval cadet due to lack of supervision.

Spinal fracture as a result of being thrown from a horse

Fatal Accidents Act claim on behalf of the family of a soldier killed on exercise in the UK, required consideration of the relationship between FAA damages and AFCS compensation. Settled at mediation.

Claim on behalf riding school employee who suffered complex fractures to his ankle when he was thrown from a horse


Richard acts for claimants and defendants in the full range of clinical negligence and personal injury cases, including fatal and life-shortening conditions, both alone and as a junior. He also acts for families and other interested parties in inquests.

Richard is a reliable and efficient practitioner, can turn paperwork around quickly, and is willing to consider cases on a CFA basis where appropriate.

Year of Call: 2009

Areas of expertise

Personal Injury Bar Association

Professional Negligence Bar Association


“Clinical Negligence: Causation” for Westlaw UK’s Insight


2007, University of Liverpool (Chester): BSc Hons, First Class

2008, College of Law: Graduate Diploma in Law, Commendation

2009, College of Law: Bar Vocational Course, Very Competent

2009, College of Law: LLB Hons (2:1)

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