Richard Balchin (1997)
A hard-hitting and highly experienced advocate with a strong reputation for providing both tenacious and robust advocacy with practical client-focused advice. Specialises in Matrimonial Financial and Cohabitation claims and Civil Litigation involving Land, Inheritance, Contracts and Torts.
Richard Balchin has a 17-year track record at the Bar in the Civil and Family Court and returns to Trinity after several years away in London chambers where he gained considerable experience in the High Court and Court of Appeal handling high value and very complex cases.
Richard’s family law practice includes Matrimonial Finance, TOLATA and Cohabitation Property disputes, Inheritance, Schedule 1 applications, Child Arrangements and International Child Law including Abduction and Relocation. While he will fight hard for his clients he never forgets there is life after family breakdown and is adept at handling the most sensitive and emotionally charged situations with both empathy and total professionalism.
Richard’s civil law practice involves disputes over Land and Property, Contracts and Torts for both private individuals and businesses. He is highly regarded for providing pragmatic and commercially astute advice while never being afraid to cross swords with opponents, witnesses and judges.
Richard combines considerable expertise with a tough no-nonsense approach to litigation. A safe pair of hands for clients who want a lawyer to fight their corner but one who does not waste their money.
Feedback from recent lay clients includes -
‘Richard Balchin handled my case better than I thought possible. I would highly recommend Richard to family and friends without hesitation, a joy to be represented by’
‘You were extremely professional, reliable and calm throughout a very difficult and complex case. It was reassuring beyond words to have you by my side on the day’
‘You were so confident in your ability and at ease with my case, I became less stressed. Thanks for your advice, skills and result’
‘Thank you so much. I couldn’t have done it without you. I can’t thank you enough’
‘Once again, thank you for a great result… you went the extra mile for me.. should have come to you straightaway’
‘Best money ever spent hiring Richard – he has a cool and confident attitude and achieved a great outcome for me in my case. Would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone’