36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082
5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123
Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570
Clerked by:Paul Clarke
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
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)