Richard Tetlow

Call 2006

"He's an extremely able and user-friendly junior – he is very much a safe pair of hands on all things chancery, commercial and insolvency related."

Chambers and Partners 2019
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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

Commercial Cases

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 [2013] 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