"Presents his cases in the most effective way possible to get the best outcome for his clients"
- Instructing Solicitor
Richard joined chambers in October 2014 following successful completion of pupillage in chambers. Recent instructions have included:
Richard acts for both defendants and prosecuting authorities in a broad range of criminal matters arising at the Crown, Magistrates’, and Youth Court. He confidently leads people through difficult and complex matters at all stages of the criminal procedure process. Richard’s assistance and conduct of a complex firearm matter was described as ‘exemplary’ by those instructing him. Richard has worked with various professional witnesses, including cell site and telephone analysis experts, DNA and veterinary practitioners, undertaking extensive assessment and analysis of their evidence to assess the merits of the conclusions they seek to draw.
From February 2017 Richard became direct access qualified.
King's College London Moot
02 December 2015
Richard Padley defends in terrorism case
20 November 2015
An Apple a day keeps the tax man away?
08 September 2016
Cracking Down on Knives through Minimum Sentencing
14 April 2016