Richard Armstrong

Solicitor

About

Richard is an experienced litigation lawyer. He completed the Legal Practice Course in 2006 and qualified with DAC Beachcroft in 2009. Following qualification, Richard has obtained a wealth of knowledge and experience working for firms such as Slater and Gordon and Hugh James. 

Richard has an impressive litigation record and has advised in a broad range of matters including high value complex disputes. Whilst at Hugh James, Richard played an important role in a successful High Court group litigation action.  

Richard joined Acuity Law in 2020 and now advises in a variety of commercial dispute as part of our litigation team. 

Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation 

  • Industrial Disease Litigation

  • Personal Injury Litigation

  • Clinical Negligence 

  • General Litigation 

Work

  • Played important role in a successful High Court group litigation action regarding coke oven workers formerly employed by British coal and/or its successors.

  • Recovered multiple awards of compensation for former coke oven workers, and the estates of deceased former coke oven workers, where the workers suffered from a range of respiratory conditions as a consequence of employment with British Coal and/or its successors.

  • Played key part in the progression of the ongoing (as at 2020) High Court group litigation action regarding coke oven workers formerly employed by British Steel Corporation and/or its successors.

  • Successfully handled vibration white finger cases and cases of military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Recovered multiple awards of compensation for clients suffering from noise induced hearing loss.