Practice Areas: Richard has a broad commercial chancery practice, quite often with significant international elements and issues concerning jurisdiction and the grant of freezing orders. Recent cases have involved the alleged embezzlement of US$1.1 billion from a Kazakh bank, the collapse of an offshore collective investment vehicle, and an alleged fraud committed by directors against a listed gas company. Richard has experience working with lawyers in a number of other jurisdictions, has appeared in the Cayman Islands and the BVI, and has been called for cases in the Isle of Man.
Professional Memberships: Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR, Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association.
Career: Called 1988, QC 2011.
Publications: 'International Asset Chasing and Tracing’ in Insolvency Bulletins and ‘Litigation Strategies aimed at Swelling Assets’ in Butterworths Practical Insolvency.
Personal: Born 1963. Interests include science, rowing and travel.