5 Essex Court

Richard Oulton

Call 1995

Personal Injury


Richard regularly acts for both claimants and defendants in personal injury cases. He has a specific interest in employers’ liability for work-related stress and mental health issues, and the potential overlap between such claims and claims of disability discrimination.

Recent cases include:

  • Advising a police force in connection with claims brought by the estate of a murder victim alleging negligence, race and disability discrimination, and breaches of the Human Rights Act;
  • Acting for a police force in connection with negligence claims brought by a dog handler suffering from PTSD;
  • Acting for a police force in connection with claims in negligence and breach of statutory duty causing psychiatric injury brought by officers working in a child sexual exploitation team.