Richard specializes in most areas of family law including Care Proceedings, Children Act 1989, Financial Remedies and Domestic Violence.
Richard regularly acts for the parents and guardians in child care proceedings. These cases often involve serious injury and neglect and the cross-examination of experts.
Richard has a wealth of experience in representing parents/grandparents in private law proceedings, which include intractable contact disputes and applications to remove children from the jurisdiction.
Richard is the joint author of "Adoption Law: A Practical Guide", published in 2020. He has also co-authored "The Single Family Court: A Practitioner’s Handbook", 2nd edition (2017).