Richard Wheeler

Richard Wheeler

Call 2004

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Business & Commercial Law


  • Insurance (e.g. ATE, LEI, road traffic)
  • Company disputes
  • Sale / Supply of Goods
  • Debt Recovery


  • Junior Counsel to the Crown (B panel) from September 2015
  • Deputy District Judge, South Eastern Circuit (May 2015)
  • Legal assessor to the General Council of Osteopaths (February 2015).
  • Government Legal Department (Treasury Counsel) Regional Panel (2012)
  • Inner Temple Bar Liaison Committee
  • Trustee of charity Just Advocacy
  • New practitioner advocacy trainer, Inner Temple

Notable cases this year

H v B - Advising to director level national care home provider. Claims for breach of contract, negligence brought by family of service user.
M v CQC - Advising care home as to appealing closure notice from Regulator.
A v C - Advising insurer as to declaration for material non-disclosure.
L v A - Appearing in trial for breach of contract, housing. £50,000 + costs.
W v BoS - Successful five day trial. High value Jaguar car unsatisfactory quality. Hire purchase, misrepresentation, implied terms, UCTA, consumer credit, exclusion clauses, right of rejection, affirmation, security for costs. Damages £100,000, costs c. £200,000
E v R - Successful 3 day trial. Directors' dispute. UCTA, contract terms, partnership, misrepresentation. Damages £150,000.
S v S - Successful 7 day trial. Breach of contract, directors' dispute. Accountancy irregularities
G v H - Breach of contract, building work. £50,000. Settled at mediation.
G v J - Medical equipment claim. Sale and Supply of Goods, hire purchase, consumer credit, unsatisfactory quality, misrepresentation.
D v P - Breach of contract, Consumer Protection Act, faulty gym equipment causing serious injury. Settled JSM.


July 13 2015:

Chambers is pleased to announce that Richard Wheeler has been appointed to the Attorney General’s B Panel of Junior Counsel more

May 29 2015:

Richard Wheeler appointed as Deputy District Judge (Civil) South Eastern Circuit more

February 11 2015:

Richard Wheeler has been appointed to the panel of legal assessors for the General Osteopathic Council. more

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Academic Qualifications

Warwick University Philosophy and Literature First Class, 2000

CPE, Merit, 2003

BVC, Very competent, 2004


Inner Temple Horace Avory scholar 2004

Professional Qualifications and Appointments

  • Accredited Mediation Advocate
  • Appointed Western Circuit Representative to the Inner Temple Bar Liaison Committee. 2013
  • Appointed by Attorney General to Treasury Council Regional Panel. 2012
  • Appointed Legal Assessor to the General Council of Osteopaths 2014
  • Appointed Deputy District Judge (Civil) South Eastern Circuit 2015