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Richard M Paige

Year of call:
1997
Education:
1995
University of Oxford, BA (Hons) Physiological Sciences (2:1)
1996
City University, London, Diploma in Law
1997
Inns of Court School of Law, BVC (‘very competent’)
1998
Kings College, London, MA Medical Law & Ethics (Merit)
Career:
1998
Pupil at 3 Raymond Buildings, London
1999
Tenant at New Bailey Chambers, Preston
2001
Tenant at Sovereign Chambers
2015
Tenant at Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
2019
Civil Recorder Appointment, North Eastern Circuit
Memberships:
North Eastern Circuit Personal Injury Bar Association Leeds and District Medico-Legal Society

Ranked in The Legal 500 (2020) Personal Injury and Ranked Tier 1 for Clinical Negligence

“Active in a wide range of personal injury matters.” – The Legal 500 (2020)

“Very experienced in clinical negligence matters and civil fraud.” – The Legal 500 (2019)

Richard Paige’s background is in all areas of civil law, but he now specialises in clinical negligence, personal injury and civil insurance fraud.

Richard is a contributor to Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service (RTA, Highways, Animals, Fatal Injuries).

As well as clinical negligence and civil fraud, Richard also accepts instructions in ‘standard’ personal injury claims on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants.

He undertakes Fast Track and multi-track personal-injury cases involving accidents at work, highway accidents, road traffic accidents, civil-abuse claims and industrial-disease cases (including asbestos related diseases, HAVS and NIHL). He is experienced in advising at all stages of proceedings on liability, causation, evidence and quantum, as well as drafting statements of case. He has significant experience on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants in cases involving chronic pain, CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome), fibromyalgia, other pain disorders and somatoform disorder where exaggeration and/or fraud are alleged.

An online calculator developed by Richard to ease calculations of inflation for personal injury awards was adopted by Lawtel and now features on their website.

Professional Negligence

Richard accepts instructions in all areas of professional negligence but primarily in relation to the negligent handling of personal injury and clinical negligence claims by solicitors and expert witnesses.

Richard is a contributor to Butterworth’s Personal Injury Litigation Service.

Richard is a Committee member of the Leeds and District Medico-Legal Society

Public Access

Richard may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.

Contact Richard’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

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