Barrister at Law
Richard is a direct access/ public access barrister who has represented many clients under the Direct Access scheme, he was born in the United States but was brought up and educated in Pembrokeshire, he is a fluent Welsh speaker and regularly conducts trials in the Welsh language.
After successfully completing his pupillage in Cardiff Chambers he opened Carmarthen Chambers in 1985.
Pendragon Chambers and Carmarthen Chambers joined forces in September 2010 and wish to grow further in the future. Instructions to both chambers can be given to the clerks at Pendragon.
Richard continues to practice in Family, Civil and Criminal Law, Richard is a very experienced barrister and has appeared in courts at all levels throughout England and Wales
His personal interests include field sports, agriculture and classical music.
Richard Griffiths is a barrister registered with Bar Standards Board of England and Wales. He is a sole practitioner and has professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Ltd., Bar Mutual Management Company, 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST www.barmutual.co.uk. Bar Mutual provides cover for claims brought anywhere in the world.
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