Richard has a broad commercial chancery practice, quite often with significant international elements and issues concerning disputes about jurisdiction and the grant of freezing orders. Recent cases have involved a dispute arising from the collapse of the Red October steel works in Volgograd, the value of a St Petersburg shopping centre, 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.
Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR, Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association.
Called 1988, QC 2011.
'International Asset Chasing and Tracing’ in Insolvency Bulletins and ‘Litigation Strategies aimed at Swelling Assets’ in Butterworths Practical Insolvency.
Born 1963. Interests include science, rowing and travel.