Richard Pratt QC

Year of Call 1980, Year of Silk 2006


Area of Practice, Crime

– Prosecuting and Defending all aspects of serious crime:
– Drugs.
– Fraud.
– Murder.
– Manslaughter.
– Kidnap.
– Police Corruption.
– Sexual assault.
– Other areas of serious and complex crime.



– 1997 Assistant Recorder.
– 2000 Recorder, approved to sit in both the Crown Court and the County Court.
– 2002–2006 Attorney General’s Panel (A List) authorising me to prosecute the most serious class of cases, on behalf on Sovereign and government departments.

Our door tenants are all specialists in their field. They’re available as advisers and consultants, they take on casework which is specific to their area of expertise.

The clerking office will be able to recommend Mr Pratt if he is suitable for your particular case.


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Recent cases
R v Mercer – Defence
Murder of 11 year old schoolboy Rhys Jones.
Manslaughter arising from allegations of arson and baby shaking.
Prosecuted and defended multi-million pound money laundering allegations.