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Chambers of Richard Pratt QC
7 Harrington Street
L2 9YH

Work Department

Civil, Crime and Family Departments


Acts for both Claimants and Defendants in a range of civil hearings, from interim applications to disposals and trials, in cases allocated to the small claims and fast track. Experience in dealing with credit hire claims and causation trials, and accepts instructions in drafting particulars of claim and advising on quantum and liability.

Appears in a variety of matters in the Magistrates Court, having acted both for the Defence and the Prosecution, in cases ranging from breach of bail hearings to trials and regulatory matters such as appeals against notices of abatement.

Acts for Local Authorities in interlocutory and final hearings, and in that capacity deals with issues of timetabling, interim removal, urgent hearings and designation. Experienced in applications for non-molestation and occupation orders as well as having undertaken instructions in a number of private law children applicaitons.


Call: 2015


The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Criminal Bar Association
Durham Union Society
Amicus -ALJ
Young Legal Aid Lawyers
Merseyside Junior Lawyers Division
Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare


2015 – Called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s inn
2014 -2015 Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law School, Manchester – Very Competent
2013 – 2014 Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, Liverpool – Commendation
2009 – 2012 BA (Hons) Modern Languages, 2:1 University of Durham