Richard advises on commercial disputes for large organisations and is experienced in all stages of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He is also regularly engaged in dispute avoidance and complex contractual management issues for UK and international clients. He has worked on secondment at Airbus in the UK and France.

Richard specialises in procurement disputes and has a strong focus on commercial disputes in the healthcare sector.

In procurement, Richard acts in challenges and disputes for both bidders and purchasing authorities, advising on issues of compliance and High Court proceedings.

In the healthcare sector Richard advises independent health and social care providers, medical equipment suppliers and other providers to the NHS.

Richard has broader experience in intellectual property and reputation management issues. He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property law and Practice from the University of Oxford and is a member of the Procurement Lawyers Association.

  • Advising entities such as Abellio Group, Eurostar, Virgin Care, Waitrose, the Met Office.
  • Advising a major American and international manufacturing company on recent High Court Proceedings in England.
  • Advising a multinational medical equipment provider in relation to High Court Proceedings in England.
  • Advising a leading provider of health and social care on complex contractual matters.

What others say...

Richard Binns is efficient and user-friendly. Good eye for detail and adopts a sensible, client-focused approach to litigation where reputational concerns are at stake. Responsive, a great communicator and a pleasure to work with.
Legal 500 2020