Richard joined Seddons in September 2019 as a Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team. Prior to joining us, Richard worked and qualified at Keystone Law in London.

    Richard has acted for domestic and international clients (both individual and corporate) across a variety of disputes in the county courts, High Court, and the Court of Appeal. He is a firm believer in resolving disputes commercially at an early stage wherever possible, and is committed to providing a thorough and effective service for his clients.

    • Acted for an agricultural finance provider attempting to recover c. £7m due under various loan agreements.
    • Represented a client in a High Court breach of trust claim arising from the disputed ownership of Spanish timeshare property.
    • Responsible for the service of a High Court claim worth c. £250,000 on a high-profile music artist in the United States and subsequently obtaining judgement against them.
    • Acted for a recruitment agency client in a £50,000 claim for breach of contract.
    • Supported a client in their defence of a claim (and their counterclaim worth c. £300,000) relating to a contractual dispute at a barristers’ chambers. 
    • Advised various clients at  a number of successful mediations. 
    • 2019 – Present | Seddons, Solicitor
    • 2013 – 2019 | Keystone Law, Paralegal, Trainee Solicitor and Solicitor
    • 2011 – 2013 | Weightmans, Paralegal
    • 2010 – 2011 | Berrymans Lace Mawer, Paralegal
    • 2006 – 2010 | University of Northumbria, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, LLB Hons (Exempting)

    Firmwide awards

    • British Italian Lawyers Association
    • Chambers 2019
    • Indian Council of Arbitration
    • Legal 500 2019
    • Solicitors for the Elderly
    • Super Lawyers
    • Times Best Law Firm 2020
    • UK Lawyer Top 200 - Listed Firm 2019
    • Who's Who Legal

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