Richard Wheeler is a personal injury and general common law specialist. He has a wealth of experience litigating contested claims and can advise on all aspects of liability and medical causation, including conferences with and cross-examination of experts. He has been instructed in related inquests.
In November 2012 he was appointed to the Attorney-General's Junior Counsel to the Crown Regional List and is now authorized to receive instructions from the Treasury Solicitor in Government litigation.
He has appeared in County Courts, Coroner’s Courts, Crown Courts, the High Court, and the Court of Appeal.
Kainth v Maynard & 8 other similar cases [2011 – 2012]
String of test cases concerning specialist costs points arising from personal injury claims.
A v B 
Complex quantum case arising from a very serious road accident in London involving fatalities. Medico-legal reports across 14 separate disciplines.
Archie Hatton v MOD 
Appearing for Mr Hatton’s dependants at the inquest into his death on board a naval vessel in Southampton.
Surewall v Smith 
Successful 7 day contract dispute before Designated Civil Judge HHJ Hughes QC.
Richard has appeared in his own right in the Court of Appeal three times.
Van Niekirk  EWCA Crim 2607
Macleod  EWCA Crim 1916
Solicitors and lay clients have said:
“I confirm receipt of the particularly well drafted Particulars of Claim.”
“My client has asked me to pass on his gratitude to you in dealing with this matter expediently and professionally and indeed is very impressed with your service.”
“This is just a short note to thank you for your splendid efforts in handling my case at Kingston County Court.”
“This is an extremely well set out and detailed advice given the time constraints imposed on Counsel. Please pass on my gratitude to Mr Wheeler.”
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During 2012 Richard persuade four colleagues to join in forming a band, Five Bar. They entered the Battle of the Bands competition Solent Rocks and competed against six other bands from local companies. Five Bar came second and were mentioned in The Times. They have since played another gig at The Railway in Winchester.
Warwick University Philosophy and Literature First Class, 2000
CPE, Merit, 2003
BVC, Very competent, 2004
Inner Temple Exhibition Horace Avory Scholar
Won a trip to Washington DC for Pro Bono work
3PB Battle of the Bands ...read more
Richard Wheeler successfully appealed the decision of The Recorder of Winchester ...read more
3PB is delighted to announce Richard Wheeler and Matthew Cannings have been appointed to the Attorney-General's Junior Counsel ...read more
3PB Mock Trial in Winchester ...read more
Richard Wheeler recently provided an accredited lecture titled “An update on Part 36 and a summary of key recent case law” ...read more