Richard Walford


Year of Call: 1984

‘knows professional negligence back to front, and has the ability to articulate the most complex arguments with simplicity and brevity’.

Legal 500

Practice Overview

Commercial Disputes (including share and asset sale agreements, loans and security, commercial fraud and associated freezing and search injunctions, cross-border contracts, international trade and financing, commercial arbitrations (ICC, LCIA, LMAA etc.), and financial services);

Company and Insolvency Law including shareholders’ disputes, directors’ duties, directors’ disqualification, adjustment of prior transactions, and corporate insolvency/rescue;

Professional Negligence work (mainly solicitors, barristers, and accountants) in these and related fields.

Trusts and Real Property including international trust disputes, property disputes, equitable remedies, and Court of Protection practice.

Particular strengths include tactics, interlocutory applications, and cross-examination of witnesses. Languages spoken: French and German.

Richard is the specialist editor of the sections in the "White Book" (Sweet & Maxwell's Civil Procedure) concerned with Injunctions and other Interim Remedies.

News & Events

  • News

    SerleSpeak - Civil Procedure

    The latest edition of SerleSpeak is now available to download on the newsletters section of the website. This edition focuses... Read More

    News

    Litigation Conference - London

    Serle Court hosted a very successful litigation conference in London on 22nd of September. Thirty one Serle Court members... Read More

  • Events

    Litigation Conference

    Location: Merchant Taylors' Hall, London Read More

    Events

    Commercial and Property Law - Bristol

    Location: The Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol Read More

  • ‘a very experienced pair of hands’

    Legal 500
  • “hugely knowledgeable on injunction-related matters”

    Legal 500

Education & Qualifications

LLB (Exeter)

Appointments

Appointed by the Lord Chancellor as a member of the Civil Procedure Rules Committee (the body which formulates the CPR), and was a member for 6 years

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association

Chancery Bar Association

Professional Negligence Bar Association

Franco-British Lawyers’ Society

Clarity

Languages

French, German

BSB Registration

Richard Henry Howard Walford

VAT Number

41787995

Awards

The Legal 500

Leading Individual

The Legal 500

Leading Individual

News & Events

  • News

    SerleSpeak - Civil Procedure

    The latest edition of SerleSpeak is now available to download on the newsletters section of the website. This edition focuses... Read More

    News

    Litigation Conference - London

    Serle Court hosted a very successful litigation conference in London on 22nd of September. Thirty one Serle Court members... Read More

  • Events

    Litigation Conference

    Location: Merchant Taylors' Hall, London Read More

    Events

    Commercial and Property Law - Bristol

    Location: The Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol Read More