Richard Saunders

Barrister - Non-practicing

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Career History

Having practiced at the Bar, Richard joined Moon Beever in 2003 and worked in the Insolvency & Business Recovery Department. He has spent many years in dealing with contentious insolvency acting for clients from all the major firms and has built a reputation as a strong and tenacious litigator.

He has particular experience and expertise in acting in large, complex multi-jurisdictional fraud matters not only in this country but also in numerous offshore jurisdictions. He frequently obtains freezing injunctions and search orders for clients and is a seasoned trial lawyer.

He joined Wedlake Bell in July 2021 when the firms merged.


The three key litigation partners that we work with are Richard Saunders, James Latham and Francis Coulson, and they all similarly provide a significant level of senior input on every case that they work on.

Legal 500, 2023

Richard Saunders is very experienced in all aspects of insolvency and particularly in cases with a fraud angle. A very effective litigator who knows exactly what he is doing and always gets results.

Legal 500, 2022


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