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Richard Gibbs

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BA(Hons) Political Science University College Dublin

GDL The University of Birmingham

BPTC The College of Law

Member of Inner Temple, Philip R Teichmann Scholar

Visiting Lecturer University of Law

Richard is a specialist criminal and regulatory practitioner with a particular focus on high value fraud and organised crime.

He is regularly instructed to defend on a predominantly private basis in relation to all levels of criminality and has a wealth of experience representing medical professionals, police officers, company directors and corporate entities, both in criminal and regulatory matters.

Richard is often instructed in insurance backed cases and has appeared on behalf of such clients in the Crown Court, Coroners Courts and before professional disciplinary tribunals.

He has strong experience of prosecuting and defending matters of violence, drugs offences, serious and organised crime, sexual offences as well as in conducting private prosecutions in addition to prosecuting at Level 3 for the CPS.

Richard is well known for his detailed and incisive grasp of cases, extremely high work rate and ability to master complex and detailed cases exceptionally quickly. He is known for his committed and determined approach. Richard is a strong jury advocate and an able tactician.

He combines a thorough but personable approach to the clients he represents and believes in engaging with the lay client, solicitor and the case at the very earliest opportunity to advise and represent from the beginning to the conclusion of proceedings. Richard frequently delivers training to professional bodies and police forces in the criminal justice process.