Richard Money-Kyrle > Boyes Turner > Reading, England > Lawyer Profile

Boyes Turner
ABBOTS HOUSE
ABBEY STREET
READING
RG1 3BD
England

Work Department

Medical Negligence

Position

As a partner in Boyes Turner’s outstanding medical negligence team, Richard is a high value claimant medical negligence specialist.
An extraordinarily empathetic lawyer, Richard is deeply committed to making a difference to the lives of severely injured patients and their families. He represents clients who have been brain damaged resulting in cerebral palsy, tetraplegia and PVS, and disabled by spinal injuries, cauda equina and amputation. He acts for the dependent families of those whose lives have been shortened by undiagnosed cancer.
Richard’s gentle and compassionate manner with clients is combined with intellectually rigorous use of the legal process to secure early admissions of liability, substantial interim payments and maximum compensation to provide his clients with rehabilitation, housing, education and care.

Career

After obtaining a 2.1 honours degree in biology from University College London in 1987 Richard worked as a negotiator for Anglia Television gaining commercial experience before completing the Law Society conversion course in 1992 and his training contract in 1996. Richard has specialised in claimant clinical negligence work since qualification.

Having first joined Boyes Turner in 1998 Richard became a partner at Boyes Turner specialising in all aspects of medical negligence and in particular cerebral palsy medical negligence cases in 2003. Richard left the partnership in 2008 and rejoined the partnership in April 2016.

Memberships

He is the Honorary Legal Advisor to the Chiltern Centre which provides respite care for disabled children and young adults from Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Richard is a specialist panel member of Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) and the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel. He is a member and former regional secretary and coordinator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Leisure

Horse riding, mountain biking, kayaking and taking part in triathlons.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

(Next Generation Partners)

Richard Money-KyrleBoyes Turner

Boyes Turner, a ‘solid firm with a wealth of talent and experience’ has a strong offering for both personal injury and clinical negligence. Susan Brown leads the team alongside PI expert Kim Smerdon who has over twenty-five years of experience handling catastrophic injury cases. Key partner and experienced trial lawyer Richard Money-Kyrle handles high-value and complex cerebral palsy and neonatal brain injury matters, and is supported by Vanessa Wand and Julie Marsh, who comprise the medical negligence group. On the personal injury side, Claire Roantree is the contact for complex orthopaedic and musculoskeletal injury. Laura Magson heads up the mesothelioma and asbestos disease team and is highly rated by clients. She also acts for victims of road traffic accidents, including cyclists and pedestrians.