- General Information
Richard Tyson has regularly appeared in the leading Directories in each of his principal areas of work, which are:
- All aspects of family work, including Inheritance Act, but in particular complex ancillary relief
- Professional discipline in healthcare Fitness to Practise Panels
- Personal Injury
- Professional Negligence with a clinical or matrimonial basis
He is a past contributor to Sweet & Maxwell's Encyclopaedia of Financial Provision in Family Matters.
For more information see his specialist profiles.
Some notable reported cases
A County Council v W and others (Disclosure)  1 FLR 574
Dr David Southall v GMC  EWCA Civ 407 & 484 (Ct Appeal)
Kenth v Heimdale Hotel Investments Ltd  TLR 3 July 2001 CA
(on acceleration of pre-existing back condition)
M (children)  EWCA Civ 69 (Ct Appeal)
[public family law]
Re A (Disclosure of Medical Records to the GMC)  2 FLR 641
Re S (Leave to remove from jurisdiction: securing return from holiday)  2 FLR 507
Sandford v Sandford  1 FLR 412 (Ct Appl)
Seaton v Seaton  2 FLR 398 (Ct Appl)
Staples v West Dorset District Council  93 LGR 536 CA
(on liability for an injured visitor to a public open space - the Cobb at Lyme Regis)
Notable recent family cases include
B Children. 2015. Family Division
19 day fact finding into step father’s rape of step daughter and mother’s invented account of how his semen was found in her knickers.
W v K 2012 – 2014
Long, intractable contact saga, where children defied orders and ran away.
S v H 2012 – 2015
Long, running contact and Schedule One Children Act case, where mother often in person and created obstacles in both sets of proceedings.