Richard is an experienced litigator and he advises clients across the firm's wide spectrum of practice areas.
He regularly advises HNW and UHNW individuals, and their representatives on disputes arising from trusts, partnerships, and insolvency proceedings. He also has particular expertise in advising on matters involving allegations of fraud and has acted for clients in obtaining freezing orders and for clients subject to freezing orders.
Richard completed his legal training and practised in London prior to moving to Guernsey.
- Solicitor* - England & Wales
- Barrister* - England & Wales
- Guernsey International Legal Association (GILA) member
- Police Station Accredited in England & Wales
In Re Fountain Street Development Limited, the Royal Court ordered individual directors, and not the company, to pay the legal costs of a shareholder led winding-up application that was sought on "just and equitable" grounds.
A recent dispute highlights the benefit of adopting alternative enforcement routes against company directors.
A recent judgment in London provides a reminder to those seeking an ex parte worldwide freezing order ("WFO") that they must give full and frank disclosure when making the application. Failure to do so can be catastrophic and costly.
Bedell Cristin has bolstered its Guernsey team through the appointment of Richard Harrington as an Associate in the Litigation team and Jennifer Mills as Legal Assistant in Financial Services.