Practice area


Year of call: 1997

Richard Witcombe has been instructed to represent the defence and prosecution in trials for a range of offences including murder, causing death by dangerous driving, rape, robbery, serious violence, conspiracy to defraud, and the supply and possession of drugs.

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Richard is a level 3 advocate for the Crown Prosecution Service and is a member of their accredited list for rape prosecutors.

Richard is a member of the 1ITL’s employment team and also undertakes some family law work, particularly cases involving children.

Richard is also a lecturer at London South Bank University where he teaches on the CPE and LLM programmes.


  • Criminal Bar Association.

Richard is public access qualified.