Richard Padley


"Presents his cases in the most effective way possible to get the best outcome for his clients"

- Instructing Solicitor


Richard joined chambers in October 2014 following successful completion of pupillage in chambers.

Richard represents both defendants and prosecuting authorities in a broad range of criminal and regulatory matters. He confidently leads people through difficult and complex proceedings. Richard has worked with a variety of professional witnesses, including cell site and telephone analysis experts, forensic scientists and veterinary practitioners. He undertakes extensive assessment and analysis of their evidence to assess the merits of the conclusions they seek to draw.

Before coming to the Bar Richard worked as a paralegal for a number of firms of solicitors specialising in a range of criminal matters from high street legal aid cases to large scale international fraud and bribery.

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White Collar Crime and Fraud

Fraud and Revenue Offences


General Crime

Regulatory and Consumer

Professional Discipline

Road Traffic 

Other Interests

Education and Professional