Richard is a QC, and CMC Registered Mediator. He brings to mediation considerable experience in litigating commercial, entertainment and media, defamation, professional negligence, property and construction, and other disputes.
He offers a relaxed, realistic, sensible and informed approach to the mediation of all types of disputes. He is one of the most experienced barrister mediators recognised by the Bar Council. Richard mediates throughout the country.
Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners have commented:
He “is a ‘big character’, who brings a broad ‘range of skills to bear’. Described by one client as ‘brilliant at absorbing the negative stuff, and extracting constructive proposals.’ He has a ‘great mind’ which enables him to see through what others might have missed”. Legal 500
“As a highly experienced member of the Bar, Richard Price OBE, QC brings a great deal of experience to the mediation table, and is one of the most experienced barrister mediators recognised and listed by the Bar Council. He is experienced in the areas of civil fraud claims, banking disputes and various commercial disputes, but also undertakes work across a broad spectrum of practice areas.” Chambers & Partners
He has acted as a trainer mediator for the Bar Council ADR Sub-Committee. He has conducted seminars on mediation awareness training for solicitors and diplomats in London, Leeds, Newcastle, Birmingham, and Cambridge, and for foreign lawyers in Hungary and France. As well as acting as a mediator, he appears as counsel at various mediations, and advises as to the suitability of disputes for mediation.
For further information about Richard’s general litigation experience, see his separate Barrister Profile