Richard Stevens

Year of Call:
2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury
    • Profile

      Background

      Richard joined chambers in 2009 having previously practiced as an in-house advocate for leading law firm specialising in defendant insurance litigation.

      Richard is a specialist personal injury practitioner who regularly acts in all types of personal injury litigation with a focus towards complex liability and quantum disputes.

      Richard regularly acts on behalf of lay and commercial clients in substantial multi-track cases at pre-trial and trial stage.


      Areas of Practice

      • Employers liability;
      • Road Traffic Accidents;
      • Low velocity impacts;
      • Credit hire;
      • Fraudulent claims (including bogus passenger claims, staged accidents and exaggerated claims);
      • Public liability;
      • Occupiers liability;
      • Sports Injuries;
      • Defective premises;
      • Inquests;
      • CRU Appeals;
      • CICA hearings;


      Other Information

      Richard appreciates the importance of approachability to both lay and professional clients and is happy to discuss cases over the phone or via e-mail where appropriate. 


      He is also happy to undertake work on a conditional fee basis where appropriate.


      Outside of work Richard is a keen triathlete and had has recently taken up cross-fit competition.


    • Notable Cases

      Richard is particularly experienced in dealing with serious lower limb injuries and in currently instructed in a number of claims involving joint fusion and replacement.

      He is also experienced in dealing with vascular and neurological injuries and is currently acting in several matters involving provisional damage claims arising from the future risk of epilepsy and embolism.

      Richard is regularly instructed on behalf of Defendants and insurer companies in relation to fraudulent road traffic accident claims and is experienced in advising on complex road traffic insurance law issues and drafting declaration proceedings.

      Richard is also preferred counsel for leading tour operators and regularly acts in claims involving serious gastrointestinal illness involving ulcerative colitis and chronic IBS.

    • Membership

      He is a member of PIBA.