Alaric Walmsley > Chambers of Richard Pratt KC > Liverpool, England > Barrister Profile

Chambers of Richard Pratt KC
7 Harrington Street
L2 9YH

Work Department



Alaric Walmsley is an experienced lawyer who specialises in crime, fraud and regulatory matters. Mr Walmsley takes a hands-on, team oriented approach to achieving his clients’ goals and routinely acts in long-running cases involving murder, sexual offences, drugs and other serious crime alongside appellate work and motoring offences.

Mr Walmsley represents individuals facing allegations in connection with their conduct and competence, particularly in the spheres of medicine and healthcare. Known for his attention to detail and an ability to rapidly assimilate complex material, Mr Walmsley is able to quickly identify and analyse the critical issues in a case. Having a varied and wide-ranging practice, Mr Walmsley is instructed by both the prosecution and the defence.

Murder and Homicide
Sexual Offences
Fraud and Financial Crime
Drugs and Organised Crime
Proceeds of Crime and Money Laundering
General Crime
Motoring Law
Military Law

Professional Discipline
Trading Standards
Revenue and Customs
Health and Safety


Prior to joining 7 Harrington Street Chambers, Mr Walmsley was a partner in a Legal 500 firm with a “formidable reputation” in criminal law and was instructed as a solicitor-advocate in their most serious cases. Previously, Mr Walmsley practised as a duty solicitor in an award winning London human rights firm and advised on a range of legal issues. As a result of his time in private practice, Mr Walmsley has a thorough understanding of the pressures and difficulties that impact upon instructing solicitors.


The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
Criminal Bar Association
Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
Human Rights Lawyers Association
National Council for Civil Liberties


Call: 2016
Higher Court Advocate: 2007
Admitted to the Roll: 2001