Richard Harrington (pupil)

Called 2021


Richard Harrington joined Parklane Plowden Chambers in October 2023 as a family pupil under the supervision of Farzana Tai and Giorgia Sessi.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Richard worked as a senior legal assistant for Liverpool City Council. At the local authority, he managed a large caseload of both private and public law childcare matters. Richard undertook court advocacy on an array of childcare cases, representing the local authority on over 30 occasions (including final and contested hearings).

Richard previously worked as a family paralegal at MSB Solicitors for over two-years. As a paralegal, he assisted on cases involving child arrangement disputes, financial remedy proceedings, care proceedings, non-molestation orders and international abduction. In doing so, Richard frequently represented clients at court hearings across the North West.

Areas of Expertise

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  •  Middle Temple

Re BC (Child in Care: Change of Forename and Surname) [2024] EWHC 1639 (Fam)

  • BPP University (Manchester), BTC – Outstanding (2021)
  • BPP University (Manchester), LLM – Distinction (2021)
  • The University of Liverpool, LLB – First Class Honours (2018)
  • Cunningham Scholarship, Middle Temple
  • Excellence Scholarship, BPP University
  • Career Commitment Scholarship, BPP University
  • Best Academic Performance in Family Law, The University of Liverpool