Richard joined the firm in 1993 and, until February 2019 worked almost exclusively within the personal injury sector. His particular specialisms were in complex brain injury cases, industrial diseases and medical negligence cases. His philosophy of using the law to make a practical difference to people’s lives and ensuring that the needs of victims are not overlooked shines through his work. Richard’s personal injury work has taken him as far as the House of Lords, now the Supreme Court with leading case law established as a result.
Richard’s predominant practise area is now Wills and Probate. He has overhauled the case management system to allow for a streamlined service for his clients. He has also spearheaded the use of software for the firms extensive Wills bank. He covers all types of work in this field from straightforward Wills to complex contentious probate.
In addition, Richard has developed a reputation for his commercial work to include contract, construction and employment disputes
Outside of work, Richard is at the heart of his community serving as a local councillor and enjoys supporting his favourite Birmingham football team.