Richard Selway

Richard Selway

Barrister North East
Membership Status: Barrister - Associate Member Qualified in 2003 Public Access Accredited BSB Guidance for Public Access Authorised to Conduct Litigation


General Information

A dual-qualified solicitor and barrister, Richard Selway has worked in the legal profession for twenty years in London, Liverpool and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Called to the bar in 2003, he has acted on behalf of a diverse range of clients, including mechanics, lorry drivers, shop staff, former UN staff, a former Presidential candidate, teachers/lecturers, journalists, former soldiers, doctors/medics, religious leaders, pizza shop workers, taxi drivers - people from all walks of life.

Richard applies the same level of care and attention to each and every case. He is a diligent lawyer who will always go the extra mile. Accessible via Direct Access, Richard is authorised by the Bar Standards Board to conduct litigation. He exercises full rights of audience as a Barrister in England and Wales. This means that he can accept instructions from members of the public (and not just from solicitors) and can represent you from the point you seek to make an application and on appeal up to as far as the Supreme Court.

Based in Northumberland, Richard travels throughout the north east and north west regularly as part of his practice and can travel elsewhere in the United Kingdom.

Areas of law

  • Road Traffic Accidents, including Motorcycle Accidents
  • Immigration
  • Asylum 
  • Family Matters 
  • Other Civil Matters

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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