Richard Wilmot-Smith QCRichard Wilmot-Smith QC

Barrister
39 Essex Street, London

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC was called to the Bar in 1978 and took silk in 1994. He is a specialist in all aspects of construction and engineering litigation with particular expertise in arbitration. Since first acting as an arbitrator in 1989, he has acted in litigation and arbitrations concerned with major projects in the United Kingdom, the United States, Tanzania, Egypt, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, Iran, Iraq, Dubai, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. He has acted as arbitrator or chairman of arbitration panels under LCIA, DIAC and ICC Rules.

Richard has been involved with advocacy at Middle Temple for a number of years. Lauded by the legal directories for his “infectiously enthusiastic style” and “meticulous cross-examination,” Richard is an outstanding trainer.

advocacy trainers

Cross and direct examination, opening and closing submissions, case theory and handling expert witnesses

arbitrator trainers

Preparing for the hearing, handling hearings with advocates and witnesses from different jurisdictions policing cross examination and ensuring an enforceable award

expert witness trainers

Preparation of your own report, conference to finalise the report and prepare for the hearing and withstanding cross examination on your own report.

witness of fact trainers

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.