Henderson Chambers

Richard Mawrey QC

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Practice Areas

Main areas of practice are commercial law and local authority work. Commercial work includes contracts, leasing, finance and credit law, financial services, computer law and commercial drafting. Local authority work covers contracts, public procurement, public liability, finance, employment, passenger transport, local taxation, land development, housing, community services and computer problems.


Called to the Bar 1964 and joined present chambers 1965. Appointed assistant recorder 1981. Took Silk 1986. Appointed recorder 1986 and Deputy High Court Judge 1994, Election Commissioner 1994.

Professional Memberships

London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association, Local Government Planning and Environmental Bar Association, Tecbar.


Author of 'Computers and the Law', Blackstone's 'Guide to the Consumer Credit Act 2006', Butterworths 'Commercial and Consumer Law Handbook'. Specialist editor contract and business law section of Butterworths' 'Civil Court Precedents', 'Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Precedents of Pleadings',Goode's 'Consumer Credit Law and Practice' and 'Encyclopaedia of Banking'.


Scholar of Rossall School and Exhibitioner of Magdalen College, Oxford (BA Jurisprudence 1963, First Class Honours, and Eldon Scholar of Oxford University 1964, MA 1967). D Law (Buckingham). Born 20 August 1942. Lives in London.