Richard Highley - DAC Beachcroft
Richard Highley

Richard is a senior partner specialising in large commercial disputes, international litigation and substantial professional negligence actions. He has advised on claims relating to banking fraud, evidence in foreign proceedings, shareholder disputes, contractual disputes and regulatory proceedings.   He has specialised in disputes involving accountants' liability throughout his professional career.


"Richard Highley is ‘calm, thoughtful and pragmatic’." Legal 500 UK 2017 Edition, Dispute resolution: Commercial Litigation

"Richard Highley has extensive experience representing financial institutions, legal professionals and accountants in insurance disputes. He is also well versed in handling claims involving banking fraud and regulatory matters." Chambers and Partners UK, 2017 Edition, Contentious Claims - UK wide

"...a 'very hard-working and dedicated lawyer with a fantastic insurance coverage practice.' He is an adroit financial lines practitioner as well as having considerable construction insurance experience." Chambers and Partners UK, 2015 Edition, Insurance and Reinsurance UK wide

"Richard Highley is commended for his insurance practice, which includes disputes with international aspects." Chambers and Partners UK, 2014 Edition, Insurance and Reinsurance UK wide

" a ‘very capable operator who is deeply experienced'." Legal 500 UK 2014 Edition, Commercial Litigation London

"Richard Highley is adept in the handling of financial institutions-related work D&O and accountants' liability." Chambers and Partners UK, 2013 Edition, Contentious Claims UK wide

"Richard Highley wins praise for his focus on insurance disputes related to banking, financial institutions and accountants' liability, and he has a strong track record." Chambers and Partners UK, 2012 Edition




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