Mr Richard Furniss > 42 Bedford Row > London, England > Lawyer Profile

42 Bedford Row

Work Department

Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury


Richard is a well-known specialist in medical law, and has vast experience of all aspects of clinical negligence and personal injury work.


Richard Furniss has more than 20 years’ experience of clinical negligence, personal injury, and solicitors’ and other professional negligence. He is an expert in medico-legal work, has appeared in innumerable inquests, and has wide experience of judicial review and Court of Protection matters, especially where they concern medical issues.

He has always acted for both claimants and defendants in all areas of his work.

He is straightforward and firm, but personable and sympathetic with lay and professional clients. He brings an imaginative approach to cases, but is sensible and realistic when advising.


  • PNBA
  • PIBA


Downing College, Cambridge, MA

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Inquests and inquiries

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Richard Furniss42 Bedford Row

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Richard Furniss42 Bedford Row ‘Richard is astute, strategic and has a great gift for marshalling evidence and honing in on the key issues of a case.’

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Richard Furniss42 Bedford Row ‘He has a very pragmatic, no-nonsense approach to cases and is very good with clients.’