Bernard Richmond QC
Head of Chambers at Lamb Building, London
Bernard Richmond QC was called to the Bar in 1988, appointed a Recorder in 2002 and took silk in 2006. His specialism in criminal defence work involving vulnerable witnesses and defendants, as well as those with special needs, has given Bernard considerable experience in examining and cross-examining expert witnesses in complex and sensitive cases.
Bernard is the Director of Studies of Middle Temple Advocacy, the Chair of Middle Temple’s Education and Training Committee and the Co-Chairman of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy’s Training and Accreditation Committee. He is an experienced teacher of both advocacy and law and has lectured in Higher Education for a number of years. Bernard has also taught case preparation and analysis extensively in the UK and overseas.
Cross and direct examination, opening and closing submissions, case theory and handling expert witnesses
Preparing for the hearing, handling hearings with advocates and witnesses from different jurisdictions policing cross examination and ensuring an enforceable award
Preparation of your own report, conference to finalise the report and prepare for the hearing and withstanding cross examination on your own report.
Learn what to expect if you are due to give evidence as a witness of fact. What is the best way of preparing for and withstanding cross examination.