Alan Richards has been appointed as the Senior Crown Counsel (Specialist) in the Bermuda Department of Public Prosecutions. Alan has been working in the British Overseas Territory as a Consultant since March 2015, but now assumes a new role, managing one of the three teams of counsel within the Department. In the last 18 months Alan has appeared before all three levels of the local courts: Magistrates' Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
Building on his extensive POCA experience in the UK, Alan now leads a team of five lawyers specialising in asset forfeiture, mutual legal assistance and extradition. He was admitted as a Barrister & Attorney of the Supreme Court of Bermuda on Friday 20th March 2015.
Due to his appointment Alan will be unavailable for instruction in the UK until further notice.