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Background

Richard Oakes

Call: 2007

Richard Oakes specialises in the field of personal injury litigation and undertakes a full spectrum of personal injury work.

Expertise

Personal Injury

Richard specialises in the field of personal injury litigation. He undertakes a full spectrum of personal injury work and has considerable experience of acting in cases involving:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Public Liability
  • Employers’ liability
  • Highways Act claims
  • Product liability
  • Cases involving allegations of fraud/dishonesty

Richard has particular experience of claims involving substantial credit hire charges. He is regularly instructed in claims involving:

  • Unenforceable agreements, including the application The Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s home or place of work etc.
  • Regulations 2008, Copley v Lawn arguments
  • Illegality/Ex turpi causa arguments
  • Complex arguments concerning mitigation of loss

Richard further has significant knowledge of cases involving indemnity issues, such as:

  • Withdrawal of indemnity and avoidance of cover
  • Claims involving the MIB
  • Dual Insurance policies
  • Applications to reduce status/Declaratory proceedings

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  • Middle Temple
  • PIBA
  • Recorder (2020) (Midland Circuit)
  • Deputy District Judge (2020) (Midland Circuit)
  • LLB (Hons)
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Three Barristers from No5 appointed as Recorders

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Clerk Team

William Theaker

Practice Director, Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury

williamt@no5.com

07494 070989

Clare Radburn

Practice Director, Family, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

clarer@no5.com

07809 407950

Pete Mottram

Practice Manager, Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury (Multi-Track)

peterm@no5.com

Ed Milburn

Personal Injury (Fast-Track) Team Leader

edmundm@no5.com

Matthew Reeves

Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury (Multi Track) and Regulatory Clerk

matthewr@no5.com

Tracey Witherford

Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury (Multi-Track) Clerk

traceyw@no5.com

Morgan Smith

Clinical Negligence (Multi-Track) & Personal Injury Clerk

morgans@no5.com

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