Richard is widely recognised as one of London's leading litigators, having successfully acted in a wide range of banking, fraud, insolvency and commercial disputes as well as international arbitrations.

He has advised on numerous high value corporate disputes, acting for clients in a diverse range of sectors including technology, fintech, life sciences, real estate, private wealth, data protection, media, licensing, defamation, mining and energy.

His banking and financial disputes expertise involves claims for both investment and retail banks, VCs, hedge funds, investment funds, asset managers, private equity, accountancy firms, family offices and individual bankers.

He is recognised as a leading lawyer for insolvency disputes, acting on some of the market's most high profile matters, both for office holders and for those facing insolvency.

Richard is the Co-Head of Litigation Funding at Taylor Wessing and has unparalleled experience in matters relating to litigation funding, having succeeded at trial on some of the market's largest funded matters. His track record of winning at trial means that he is regularly instructed to take cases over from other firms. He also acts for and advises a number of litigation funders on issues unique to the litigation funding market.

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