Richard is a respected commercial and chancery lawyer who has provided advice and representation in property, landlord and tenant, asset tracing, enforcement of foreign judgments, public and contract law cases. Over the years, Richard’s clients have included private individuals and organisations, small and large corporations based in and outside the UK and foreign states.
Richard is a qualified mediator for civil disputes.
Richard is also qualified to accept direct access instructions.
OD v EG
Advised and represented the Claimant in this ICC arbitration involving an oil and gas joint venture dispute.
Parr v Tiuta International Ltd EWHC 2 (QB)
Merger of judgment and variation of a charging order.
Richard Hough v Greathall Ltd EWCA Civ 23 3 WLR 587
Consideration of the relevant date, for the purposes of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 s.30(1)(f), for ascertaining a landlord’s intention to demolish and reconstruct a property
Adams and Moore Ltd v Johnson and Others EWHC 1306 (QB)
Enforcement of restrictive covenants in a contract of employment.
Intercontinental Bank (Nig) v Carerra (QBD, ChD)
Asset tracing and enforcement of a foreign judgement on behalf of a foreign financial institution.
Chambers v Chambers EWCA Civ 1165
Application of section 50 Law of Property Act 1925
Carphone Warehouse Plc v Malekout CA, WLR (D) 155. Issue estoppel
Compromise of possession proceedings on terms that inferred the recognition by the landlord of the tenant’s statutory protection. The landlord was estopped from contesting the issue concerning the tenant’s statutory protection as at the date of the compromise in subsequent proceedings.
First Global Ltd and Others v Cosias (No. 1) QBD IRLR 873
Consideration of the scope and enforceability of restrictive covenants in a contract of employment and the application of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 in an employment context.
First Global Ltd and Others v Cosias (No. 2) QBD ALL ER (D) 30
Consideration of the circumstances in which a court may refrain from handing down judgement after a draft of the judgement has been disclosed to the parties’ legal representatives.
Howtone v Hoather Ch D BDL 2010054684
Property dispute between former co-habitees. Application of proprietary estoppel principles.
Smith v Spaul , CA 1 ALL ER 509
Whether a mortgagee in possession can serve a valid counter-notice under the Leasehold Property (Repairs) Act 1938.
Nelson v Nelson and Others (Ch D) ALL ER (D) 358
Consequences of purchasing a property in the name of a third party.
L.B. Hackney v Snowden , CA L and TR 60
Effectiveness of a short notice to quit.
Brent LBC v Cronin , CA. 30 HLR 48
Effect of assigning or subletting a secure tenancy.
Sokolniki Shipping Company Limited v Daxin Petroleum International Limited
QBD Commercial Court. Application to stay arbitration proceedings.
Federal Republic of Nigeria v IMS Shipping Company Limited and 7 Others
QBD Commercial Court. Instructed on behalf of the Nigerian Government in an action for damages for the conversion of 7 shipping vessels.
Housing Law Practitioners’ Association
Discrimination Law Association
Family Law Bar Association
Human Rights Law Association
Accredited Mediator for civil disputes
University of London LLB (Hons)
LLM (Human Rights)
PG Diploma In’tl Comm Arb.