Richard Fisher Called to the Bar 2000

Richard has a commercial dispute focused practice with a particular specialism in domestic and cross-border reconstruction and insolvency, banking, fraud and financial products/derivatives litigation. He regularly acts in relation to multi-jurisdictional and complex commercial disputes, and is a member of the BVI bar.

In recent years Richard has appeared in various substantial and high-profile cases in England at all levels of tribunal up to the Supreme Court, including disputes arising out of the Lehman Bros insolvency (Waterfall I and II proceedings, and Firth Rixson), Eurosail, Snoras Bank, Federal Mogul (reinsurance recoveries) and the Servaas state immunity litigation.

He has acted in relation to many of the major recent UK based insolvencies/restructurings, including Codere SACo-Op Bank, Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Annington, Telecolumbus and Cattles.

Richard is regularly recommended by the legal directories as a leading junior in the fields of commercial chancery, insolvency/restructuring and banking and finance. Recent comments describe him as “fantastic on his feet and never one to be ruffled“, “an exceptional junior for his year of call“, “bright, creative and clearly going places“, “a go to junior”, “very user friendly” and a barrister who “is extremely thorough and doesn’t miss a thing”.

Richard was nominated for the Chambers UK Company/Insolvency Junior of the Year Award in 2014 and 2016.

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