John Richards

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John was called to the Bar in 2015 and is a Member of Gray’s Inn


  • Crime


John is a Higher Rights Advocate with 9 years PQE, specialising in criminal law.  He has vast experience in Magistrates and Crown Court advocacy, is a Duty Solicitor, a Qualified Mediator and a Specialist Trial Advocate. 

He appeared at the Royal Courts of Justice in 2012 regarding a high profile case relating to police abuse of power and has appeared in the Crown Court in many cases ranging from assaults to serious sexual offences and supplying drugs.

John is a Senior Crown Prosecutor, preparing and conducting trials on a daily basis.  He has prosecuted in cases involving complicated trials, including a four-day, day five-handed assault case.

John practices law by giving authoritative advice to clients and representing them at court in a range of criminal matters from road traffic to serious sexual offences, RSPCA and DWP in both publicly funded and private cases.


  • LLB (Hons)
  • Higher Rights Advocate since 2010
  • Duty Solicitor
  • Qualified Mediator
  • Specialist Trial Advocate
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