Richard was elected Head of Chambers in May 2016.
Richard is an experienced advocate with a broad commercial and property based practice of over 35 years at the Bar. He is a specialist in all aspects of disputes concerning ownership of property, acting for or against individuals, partnerships, companies, LLPs, trustees in bankruptcy, executors and in connection with estates of the deceased.
Richard also advises on questions of professional negligence in the conduct of such claims.
He has appeared at all levels including the Supreme Court. He represented the successful Appellant, Patricia Jones, in Jones -v- Kernott  UKSC 53 in the Supreme Court, which remains one of the leading authorities concerning beneficial interests in property. He had also represented the Appellant in the county court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
Richard also has practised for many years in connection with the law of costs and has appeared in the Senior Courts Costs Office many times.
Richard enjoys sailing, tennis, playing folk music on fiddle and uilleann pipes, & rugby.