A barrister and partner based in our London office, Richard Wilkins has developed a dispute resolution specialism in a number of areas. These include discipline, education, and training, as well as disputes concerning charities and similar organisations.
Richard Wilkins is a barrister and partner based in our London office, he has developed a dispute resolution specialism in a number of areas. His expertise includes discipline, education, and training, as well as disputes concerning charities and similar organisations.
Richard has acted for a number of professional regulatory bodies, including the Bar Standards Board (BSB). He has also acted for various professional practices, universities, schools, local authorities, and sports, social and other membership organisations.
Through his work, he acts on private instructions and insurers, tackling professional indemnity, directors and officers (D&O) and trustee policies. He has also advised on policy issues and other types of cover such as business interruption claims arising from the pandemic.
He engages in many areas of law. These include principles of professional liability, judicial review, contractual disputes, governance, discrimination, the boundaries of justiciability, data and related issues.
Richard has represented clients in various tribunals. These include the employment tribunal in its regulatory body jurisdiction, ombudsman, and other governmental enquiries.
Richard frequently advises on risk avoidance in relation to matters touching on his dispute resolution practice. He is skilled in finding solutions to highly sensitive and emotionally charged disputes.
He also has significant experience in engaging with the media and instructing reputation management specialists.