Richard Selway

Richard Selway

Membership Status: Barrister - Associate Member Qualified in 2003


General Information

Mr Selway was called to the Bar in 2003 at Middle Temple. He has appeared as an advocate in cases in Courts and Tribunals in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Birmingham, Walsall, Leeds, Glasgow, Epsom, Bradford, Croydon, Nottingham, London, Surbiton, Bath, Newport (Wales), Gateshead, Peterlee, Harrogate, Carlisle and Manchester amongst others. In 2008 he cross-qualified as a solicitor.

He is available for a wide range of matters including, but not limited to; public law, road traffic matters, asylum and immigration, crime, family, judicial review, etc. He has previously worked as a lawyer based in London, Liverpool and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He has been involved in firms/organisations that undertake work in areas of law such as Conveyancing, Crime, Road Traffic, Asylum and Immigration, Maritime, Probate, Employment law, Personal Injury, Licensing, Landlord and Tenant, etc.

Mr Selway is currently a Junior Barrister with Jason Elliott Barristers of 18 Albion House, West Percy Street, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 0DW. Since joining same he has predominantly been dealing with Road Traffic matters and is keen to build a practice in this area.

He has undertaken roughly an equal mix of Legally Aided and Private work over the years. He has represented a diverse range of clients; from former UN staff, former Presidential candidates, through teachers/lecturers, journalists, former soldiers, doctors/medics, religious figures, asylum seekers, and those from myriad other walks of life. He treats all equally and applies the same level of careful attention to each and every case.


Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors: 15th October 2008. Practising Certificate held from the 1st November 2008.

QLTT: Professional Conduct and Accounts (20th June 2008).

Called to the Bar of England and Wales: 9th October 2003 (at Middle Temple).

Bar Vocational Course: Post-Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills. 31st May 2003.

Degree: L.L.B. Law (2:1).

Accredited Level 2 Immigration Caseworker and Supervisor

Personal Interests:

In his spare time, he enjoys tinkering with his motorbikes and cars, reading, painting, walking, running and strumming a tune or two on his guitar or mandolin.


Areas of Law

Richard Selway is happy to accept instructions as counsel who is:

Outside of these key areas of law, Richard Selway is always willing to consider any enquiry requiring the experience or knowledge needed to help you or your client. Please call Richard direct or the support team on 01823 247 247 if you would like to discuss any aspect of this profile.

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