Owing to his vast experience and consequential deep understanding of the criminal law and its developments, Richard Sutton QC boasts an extremely strong multifaceted criminal practice defending and prosecuting. He is extremely personable with strong advocacy skills.
His practice includes multi-handed cases of fraud; corporate, Revenue, VAT and Excise Duty, money laundering, confiscation, drug offences, murder, serious sexual offences, firearms and serious offences against the person.
He also possesses years of experience dealing with evidential and procedural issues encountered in serious crime. The non-exhaustive list includes Public Interest Immunity, Legal Professional Privilege, foreign evidence, extradition issues, letters of request, covert police operations, s. 72 SOCPA 2005 evidence, evidence through UK and international television links, vulnerable witnesses, forensic expert evidence (accountancy, medical, scientific), cell-site evidence and entrapment.
His experience also extends to regulatory work, specifically in bar and solicitor disciplinary action and as an adjunct to fiscal and corporate crime.
With a wide ranging criminal practice complemented by Richard’s extensive knowledge, he provides a comprehensive service to his clients
Year of call: 1969 Year made QC: 1993
CBA, SE Circuit
Culford School Wadham College Oxford BA (Hons) Jurisprudence 1967