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Richard Fisher

Tel:
Work 020 7696 9900
Email:
South Square (South Square)

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 (Firth Rixson and the client money litigation), Eurosail, Snoras Bank, Federal Mogul (reinsurance recoveries) and the SerVaas state immunity litigation. He has acted in relation to most of the major recent UK-based insolvencies/restructurings, including Co-Op Bank, Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Annington, Tele Columbus and Cattles.

Career

Called 2000; 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).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

Richard Fisher - South SquareVery thorough, responsive and friendly; a joy to work with.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Richard Fisher - South SquareIntellectually very strong, highly responsive and clear in his communications.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading juniors

Richard Fisher - South SquareVery user friendly, available, commercial and practical.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading juniors

Richard Fisher - South SquareIntellectually very strong and highly responsive.

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