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Richard Wormald QC
A criminal practitioner with experience of commercial law. Increasingly a specialist in fraud, business and regulatory crime. Criminal law: he has acted in every kind of criminal case and at all levels of seriousness and has appeared for the defendant in several high-profile prosecutions. A specialist in fraud, he has acted as leading junior counsel in serious and complex cases. He regularly appears in restraint and confiscation proceedings in the Crown Court and High Court on behalf of companies and individuals (Mareva injunctions, restraining orders, confiscation hearings). Regulatory crime: he has appeared in a range of trading standards and environmental health cases and can accept instructions directly from in-house lawyers. Additionally he appears in VAT and duties tribunals and is increasingly specialist in financial services and company regulation. Civil law: contempt proceedings and defamation law (worked as a libel lawyer at the Daily Mail), VAT disputes and tribunals.
Honorary lecturer in criminal law City University, London.
University of York (BA joint Hons); City University, London (MA Law).
Lawyer Rankings(2019 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1 (2019 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1
Richard Wormald QC –Three Raymond Buildings ‘Richard brings life to an argument in front of the jury and his advocacy stands out amongst his peers. One of his strengths is his ability to apply his legal knowledge to the facts to find a practical and innovative approaches to formulating case strategy.’(2019 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1
Richard Wormald QC –Three Raymond Buildings ‘He is is a first-rate silk with an undeniable presence in the courtroom. A silk with an elegant and superbly engaging delivery. A calm and soothing manner, reassuring in nature to both lay and professional client.’