Richard accepts instructions in both public and private law proceedings. He acts regularly for local authorities, Guardians and parents in all levels of court.
Regulatory, Public & Administrative
Richard accepts instructions in judicial review proceedings and has acted for both claimants and defendants. Although his primary interest is in proceedings involving local authorities, he has successfully reviewed the Parole Board, the Probation Service and defended challenges to age assessments in asylum proceedings.
- LLB (Hons)
Richard is the author of several legal text books and guides and is an experienced and accredited trainer. He was an independent member of the Parole Board for England and Wales and currently sits as a Family Recorder on the Western Circuit, a First-Tier Judge in the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal and a Judge in the Social Entitlement Tribunal.
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