Richard Paton-Philip

Introduction

Richard Paton-Philip is a criminal and regulatory barrister acting for both the prosecution and defence.

Background and expertise

Richard represents the prosecution and defence across the full spectrum of criminal matters. In recent years he has developed a practice focusing on financial crime, serious violence, drug supply offences as well as road traffic offences.

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Notable cases

R v D, 2019

Client acquitted of allegation of sexual assault on a civilian in a German nightclub. Court Martial.

R v B, 2019

Instructed to represent defendant in relation to his alleged involvement in a 9-handed affray. Court Martial.

R v C, 2019

Instructed to represent an officer cadet accused of involvement in a waterboarding incident at Sandhurst. Court Martial.

R v Crawley and Others, 2014-15
'Operation Cotton' fraud at Southwark Crown Court.
R v Lin

kidnapping at Central Criminal Court.

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Other activities and interests

  • Horses and sport
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PROFILE: Richard Paton-Philip

Year called

2004

Specialisms

Crime

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Confiscation / POCA

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Financial Crime

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Fraud, Bribery & Corruption

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Serious Crime

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Sexual offences

Disciplinary

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Licensing

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Regulatory / Disciplinary

Military

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Military

Road Traffic

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Road traffic

Direct access

Yes

Contact

020 7489 2727

Education

London School of Economics 1999-2002

Inns of Court School of Law 2003-2004

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

ARDL

Appointments

CPS Panel (Grade 2)

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