"He has a respectful manner in court and is very detail-oriented." – Chambers and Partners 2021
"An incredibly thorough barrister who shows phenomenal attention to detail." Legal 500 2021
Richard Gregory is an established personal injury and clinical negligence practitioner, with particular experience in claims involving catastrophic injuries.
Richard has been recommended for his work in the field of personal injury in both Chambers & Partners UK and the Legal 500 for a number of years.
Most recently he has been described in those directories as being “very bright and thorough in all written advice, excellent in relation to quantum issues and calm under pressure” (Chambers UK: 2018) and “Excellent on quantum issues and more obscure points of law” (Legal 500: 2017).
Please click on the individual Personal Injury CV or Clinical Negligence CV for further information.
In addition to the most recent entries in the legal directories referred to above, Richard has been described in earlier editions as:
Being ‘recognised for his abilities in catastrophic injury’ litigation and having ‘fantastic attention to detail’. It was also commented that he is ‘well prepared, confident and capable’ and ‘you can always rely on his technical expertise’ (Chambers UK: 2017)
‘He is charming and makes clients feel at ease’ (Legal 500: 2016)
‘He is always available and turns papers around so quickly. He is a very sharp barrister’ (Chambers UK: 2016)
‘Highly regarded by Solicitors’ (Legal 500: 2015)
‘A very proficient high-value accident practitioner who shows great dexterity when handling difficult spinal damage and fatality claims’ and ‘He’s an almost perfect junior, who is very good on paper, extremely thorough and highly conscientious. He is carving out a niche in MIB and difficult RTA claims’ (Chambers UK: 2015)
‘Excellent attention to detail’ (Legal 500: 2014)
‘He’s very smart and very personable, and he doesn’t leave any stone unturned’ and ‘He’s a trusted and valued professional, who can be relied upon to bring success’ (Chambers UK: 2014)
‘Makes his debut in this year’s rankings in recognition of the praise bestowed on him by commentators, who particularly admired his ‘extremely thorough and detailed written advice’ (Chambers UK: 2013)
Richard undertakes work in the field of clinical negligence. This is an increasingly active part of his practice and dovetails neatly with his personal injury practice. He regularly accepts instructions in relation to a wide range of clinical negligence claims, including those relating to accident and emergency medicine, orthopaedic surgery, general and colorectal surgery, oncology, general practice, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynaecology.
Richard also has experience of attending inquests arising out of deaths which have occurred in a care home or hospital setting.
A sample of Richard’s concluded and ongoing clinical negligence cases are set out below: