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Tim Richards

Tim Richards

Managing Partner
Solicitor – admitted 1987

"Tim Richards is a highly regarded commercial litigator as well as a trained mediator."
Chambers and Partners 2021

"He is very practical - very good at managing the client and taking the process forward."
Chambers 2018

"Outstanding and has a huge amount of experience to draw upon."
Legal 500 2016

"Very keen understanding of the business world. A real vision of where things are going." 
Chambers 2016

"He is a very good partner who helps us enormously, advises us on how to skirt lawsuits, and steers us through the issues to minimise our exposure." 
Chambers 2014


Tim is the Firm's Managing Partner, and responsible for the strategy and development of the Firm. Tim is recognised as an 'Eminent Practitioner' in litigation by independent legal guide, Chambers and Partners.

He joined Michelmores in 2000, having spent his early career at Hogan Lovells, Harneys in the BVI and Pinsent Masons.

Tim's background is commercial litigation, and with over 30 years' experience, he has earned the reputation of being a hugely accomplished litigator, and an effective mediator. Although less involved with client work now, he will continue to oversee some key client relationships.

Tim is passionate about Michelmores, and about ensuring its ongoing success. He believes that the best way to deliver excellent client service is to create an environment that is an enjoyable and supportive place to work. This means continuing to develop a culture that attracts really talented people, who are not only smart, hard-working and ambitious, but also friendly and fun.