Civil Fraud

Richard is happy to accept instructions from both Claimants and Defendants where issues of fundamental dishonesty or fraud arise, both in RTA claims and personal claims more generally.

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If you would like to instruct Richard Ive or would like help or advice in doing so, please call and talk to our excellent clerking team, led by Chief Executive/Director of Clerking, Paul Cray. Our phone number is +44 (0)20 7583 9241. Alternatively, please email us at

For more information about our clerking team, please click here for the clerks page.

Appointments & Memberships

  • Advocate
  • ALBA
  • ARDL
  • GLD Junior Junior Scheme
  • PIBA
  • Lincoln’s Inn Denning Society


Education & Qualifications

  • 2018: Bar Professional Training Course, BPP (Outstanding)
  • 2017: Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP
  • 2016: MA in Political Theory, University of Exeter
  • 2015: BA in History and Politics, University of Exeter (First Class Honours


Scholarships, prizes and Awards:

  • 2020: Pupil Accommodation Award, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2018: Buchanan Prize (for performance on the BPTC), Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2017: Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2017: Student Accommodation Award, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2017: Excellence Award, BPP
  • 2017: Advocacy Scholarship, BPP
  • 2017: Student Accommodation Award, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2016: Lord Bowen Scholarship (top Lincoln’s Inn GDL scholarship), Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2016: Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2015: Full Postgraduate Scholarship, Exeter University


Personal Interests

Away from chambers, Richard’s interests include climbing, mountaineering, sailing, windsurfing, and cycling. He has climbed many of the classic routes, such as the Matterhorn and The Old Man of Hoy, and is qualified as a climbing and sailing instructor.