5 Essex Court

Richard Oulton

Call 1995

"Richard is unflappable - a calm and reassuring presence when dealing with complex cases or challenging opposition. He's always willing to take the time to discuss queries and advise at short notice, and is extremely personable and skilled at setting witnesses at ease and guiding them through the tribunal process."
Legal 500 2022

Richard is a specialist employment and commercial lawyer, who was called to the Bar following a successful career as a litigation solicitor at City law firm, Travers Smith. 

Richard has a wide range of experience and is highly commended by his public and private sector clients for his excellent performances in courts and tribunals, his thoroughness and attention to detail, and his personable and friendly approach to clients. He has been described as “fantastic” and credited for “putting in an enormous amount of work for the Force ... and providing excellent advice and counsel throughout”.

Much of Richard’s work is done for police clients up and down the country. He also acts for individuals and corporate clients, including:

  • Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Ltd;
  • Virgin;
  • UK Power;
  • Ladbrokes;
  • Dormeo UK Ltd;
  • The British Council.