Richard Fisher KC > South Square > London, England > Lawyer Profile

South Square
3-4 SOUTH SQUARE, GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5HP
England

Position

Richard has a commercial dispute focused practice with a particular specialism in domestic and cross-border reconstruction and insolvency, banking, fraud and financial products/derivatives litigation. He regularly acts in relation to multi-jurisdictional and complex commercial disputes, and is a member of the BVI bar.

In recent years Richard has appeared in various substantial and high-profile cases in England at all levels of tribunal up to the Supreme Court, including disputes arising out of the Lehman Bros insolvency (Waterfall I and IIproceedings, and Firth Rixson), Eurosail, Snoras Bank, Federal Mogul (reinsurance recoveries) and the Servaas state immunity litigation.

He has acted in relation to many of the major recent UK and international insolvencies/restructurings, including Lehman Brothers, House of Fraser, Debenhams, Noble GroupCodere SACo-Op Bank, Deutsche Annington, Telecolumbus and Cattles, and has been involved in several long commercial trials in the UK and Cayman Islands (including the Federal MogulPrimeo v HSBCand the Fortuna shareholder disputes).

Career

Called 2000; (QC 2020) called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court 2009.

Languages

French.

Education

University College London (1998 LLB, First Class); Oxford University (1999 BCL, First Class).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Richard Fisher KCSouth Square ‘Richard is clearly on top of his game and the field. When you have him on the team, judges listen.’