Richard’s commercial litigation practice extends to include the following areas:
- Contractual disputes of all kinds
- Banking, finance and asset recovery
- Company and partnership disputes
- Professional negligence in various fields
- Sale of goods and product liability
- Commercial litigation
KP v E (High Court, Manchester) – acting in an ongoing split trial at a successful multi-day action regarding contractual interpretation and formation relating to international hire of equipment. Proceeding to trial on quantum
Re T – advising and drafting in a case regarding non-payment by an insurer under an income protection scheme. Successfully settled at mediation.
I v N (Liverpool) – two linked multi-day actions regarding failure to complete on property purchases, contractual formation and measure of damages, involving expert evidence
Montpellier Estates Limited v Leeds City Council  EWHC 166 QB – assisting generally in the preparation of and dealing with various interlocutory hearings in the successful defence of a multi-million pound deceit claim made against the Council
Autofocus Limited/Accident Exchange Limited litigation – 2012-13 – assisting in the appeals in numerous cases arising from the fraudulent manufacturing of “expert” evidence in credit hire cases causing multi-million pound losses
H v G – acting successfully for the Claimant in a multi-day harassment action, also including defamation and nuisance actions. Also involved in ongoing enforcement proceedings.
Litigation arising from the Buncefield Oil depot disaster – 2008 – assisting a national law firm in relation to an action against the manufacturer of safety devices at the depot