Richard has been a partner since 2003, and advises on a wide range of financial and child related disputes arising on the breakdown of a relationship.
His cases are often complex and high in value, and draw on his expertise in trusts, overseas assets and property ownership. Richard is frequently instructed to obtain injunctions, both financial and for his clients’ personal protection.
He is a trained collaborative practitioner and a member of Resolution.
In addition to his Family work, Richard has a complementary litigation practice with a primary focus on relationship generated trust and inheritance act disputes.
Richard is ranked as a Recognised Practitioner for his expertise in the Family/Matrimonial section of Chambers UK 2019.
Richard is a Leading Individual in The Contentious Trusts and Probate section of The Legal 500 2019 and is recommended in The Family section.
Richard is ranked in Band 4 for Private Wealth Law in Chambers HNW 2017.
Richard is recognised as a Leading Individual in the Contentious Trust and Probate section of The Legal 500 2017, listed as “an impressively clear thinker who makes sound judgements” and “an excellent choice where it is necessary to keep ahead and face down a strong opponent”.
Richard is also highlighted for being “very thorough” in the Family section of The Legal 500 2017.
Richard is listed in the Citywealth Leaders List 2017 for Contentious Trusts, and Family and Matrimonial.
- “He is very efficient and he handles clients brilliantly”
- “tactically superb”
The Legal 500 2019
- “fantastic, very savvy”
The Legal 500 2019
- “His tactical and negotiation skills are second to none”
Legal 500 2016
- “He handled a difficult case in a calm and balanced way. He took a pragmatic approach to ensure that the client was not entangled in any costly side issues”.
- The ‘very thorough’ Richard Kershaw ‘manages to balance a pragmatic approach to his cases while simultaneously being willing to really fight his clients’ corner when required’.
The Legal 500 UK 2017