Richard Oakes

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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.
Middle Temple
LLB (Hons)