From 1st September Richard O’Brien has been appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Approved Counsel (A-Panel).
Richard has a successful public law and human rights practice, and is recognised as a Leading Junior in Administrative & Public Law in the Legal 500 directory. Richard regularly acts for and against government departments and local authorities, as well as in judicial review claims against the Legal Ombudsman, Financial Ombudsman Service and Financial Services Compensation Scheme. He is praised for his “crisp and impressive drafting style” and “incisive tactical view”. He has particular experience in national security matters, financial services and immigration, including business immigration.