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Richard Davenport

Practice Summary

Has established a criminal practice which embraces all areas of work, including firearms, allegations of sexual offences, violence, offences in connection with controlled drugs, and money laundering.

Career background

Prior to call to the Bar, was a member of the Ministry of Defence police force for some 16 years. Joined Citadel in 2011, having previously practiced at Equity Chambers in Birmingham.

Accepts instructions in child care and ancillary relief proceedings.

Practice details

A firearms expert whose earlier career experience is a substantial asset when instructed in such cases.

Has a particular interest in motoring matters, and has experience of dealing with motoring cases at all levels, including ‘exceptional hardship’ cases.

  • R -v- Brewster & another [2010] EWCA Crim 1194, [2011] 1 WLR 601, the leading case on the admission of a non-defendant’s bad character.

Further Information

Continuing Professional Development

Has lectured on The Proceeds of Crime Act.

Accepts direct access invitations in appropriate cases.

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