Education and Professional Profiles


Kingston Law School: Bachelor of Laws, LL.B (Hons)

The Law Society and The College of Law: Trainee Solicitor Articles and the Law Society Solicitors Qualifying Examination in Accounts

The Council of Legal Education/ Inns of Court School of Law (now City, University London Law School): the Bar Final Examination and Forensic and legal practice courses ancillary to the Bar Final Examination

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn: called to the bar as a barrister (now retired)

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX): now a retired Fellow of the chartered institute

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACI.Arb): admitted as an Associate Member of the chartered institute*

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCI.Arb): admitted as a Member of the chartered institute*

The Institute for Learning (AIfL): Associate Member

 The Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (MIoEE): Full Member

Former National Enterprise Network business mentor  (Training & Accreditation: SFEDI Awards in conjunction with the Institute of Enterprise & Entrepreneurs) and currently a mentor registered with the ‘Passport to Success’ and ‘Momentum‘ schemes managed by the University of Brighton.

Richard is a retired barrister. When in legal practice, he was authorised to exercise higher rights of audience to appear before every court in relation to all proceedings;

An assessor in vocational achievement accredited (D.32 & D.33) by the National Council for Vocational Qualifications

Alumni association memberships with Kingston University London, the University of Law and City, University of London.

* Please note: Membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has been voluntarily suspended. This membership may be reinstated at any time.