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Richard specialises in representing persons under investigation or facing fraud prosecutions and has acted in many of the largest and most high profile cases ever prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office , Financial services Authority , HMRC and the Crown Prosecution Service. Richard has frequently advised professionals and directors who are the subject of Regulatory investigation. He is recognised by his peers for being unflappable under pressure and has been lauded for his keen judgment and air of authority. He has a reputation for providing advice which is both logical and practical, whilst at all times putting clients at their ease. Richard has been involved in many high profile cases over the last 30 years including Guinness, Brent Walker and Operation Holbein. More recently Richard led the defence in the first SFO prosecution arising from the investigation into alleged manipulation of the Libor benchmark rate.
Head of Department
Senior Associate Solicitor
Criminal Defence, Motoring, Regulatory Law, Education
Fraud and Tax, Complex Serious Crime, Extradition and Military Law
Head of Fraud and Business Crime (Interim) and Head of Cyber Crime
Fraud, Business Crime and Cyber Crime
Criminal Defence, Fraud
Criminal Defence, Fraud, Regulatory, Professional Discipline
Fraud and Business Crime
Fraud, Tax and Business Crime