Richard Honey KC has considerable experience of arbitration and mediation. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has advised on arbitration law and procedure in connection with Lands Tribunal and other domestic and international arbitration proceedings and has represented parties in both international and domestic arbitrations.
Richard has been a member of the CIArb Faculty and taught on a number of the CIArb’s domestic and international arbitration courses. He has acted as a party representative in numerous successful mediations, including disputes on compensation for compulsory purchase.
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“Tenacious litigator and excellent advocate” and “Calm and confident, he is a very strong advocate”The Legal 500, 2021
"Brilliant." "He's very thorough and won't beat around the bush if he thinks something is wrong or unnecessary"”Chambers and Partners, 2020
“A co-operative and collaborative junior with superb judgement and experience of advocacy before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. He also regularly appears in the High Court, and is an expert on compulsory purchase and infrastructure cases. He also features frequently in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber). He represents defendants and claimants of all kinds.”Chambers and Partners, 2020
“Acts both for and against local government bodies in a wide range of matters. He has particular experience in compulsory purchase and compensation cases, as well as highways and planning matters. He is also regularly instructed in cases involving local taxation, rating and local government powers. Strengths: "Richard is a skilled advocate and adviser, and he's also a pleasure to work with." "He skilfully highlights the key issues in a case and is very easy and agreeable to work with."”Chambers and Partners, 2020
Well regarded for acting in town or village green registrations. His broad practice also covers local government, environment and general public law matters. He is noted for his in-depth expertise in protected habitats and species preservation issues. Strengths: "He is clear, concise and tactically aware." "He is very good; he puts a tremendous amount of effort into his work and is well organised."”Chambers and Partners, 2020