Paul O’Brien > Chambers of Richard Chapman QC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman QC
18 St John Street Chambers
18-20 ST JOHN STREET
MANCHESTER
M3 4EA
England
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Work Department

Criminal law.

Position

Criminal law, including commercial fraud, VAT cases involving diversion fraud and MTIC/carousel fraud, money laundering, drugs and drugs importations and historic sexual abuse. Also regulatory work in road traffic / VOSA cases. Health and safety executive/environment agency cases. Instructed by both prosecution and defence, frequently appearing as Leading Junior.

Career

Called 1974; Gray’s Inn. Professional appointments: Attorney General’s list of Counsel (A list); recorder (from 1996); former Standing Counsel for Customs and Excise (2002 – 2005); CPS Prosecutor – Category ‘A’ for more than 17 years.

Memberships

Irish Bar.

Education

University of Manchester (BA); Inns of Court School of Law.