Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths

Swansea BarristerRichard Griffiths BA (UWE)

Barrister at Law
Called 1983

Richard was born in the United States but was brought up and educated in Pembrokeshire, he is a fluent Welsh speaker and regularly conducts trials in the Welsh language.

After successfully completing his pupillage in Cardiff Chambers he  opened Carmarthen Chambers in 1985.

Pendragon Chambers and Carmarthen Chambers joined forces in September 2010 and wish to grow further in the future. Instructions to both chambers can be given to the clerks at Pendragon.

Richard continues to practice in Family, Civil and Criminal Law, Richard is a very experienced barrister and has appeared in courts at all levels throughout England and Wales

His personal interests include field sports, agriculture and classical music.

Richard Griffiths is a barrister registered with Bar Standards Board of England and Wales. He is a sole practitioner and has professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Ltd., Bar Mutual Management Company, 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST   Bar Mutual provides cover for claims brought anywhere in the world.

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