Richard holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes, in which he achieved a Distinction (highest mark awarded worldwide).
Ranked as a “Leading Individual” in Chambers HNW 2023 for Private Wealth Disputes.
Comments in Chambers include:
“Richard is erudite, conscientious and commercially savvy. He has a nuanced grasp of the intricacies of complex matters.” Chambers HNW 2023
“Richard is a very strong litigator. He is clear, decisive, and acts quickly. His analysis is both subtle and pragmatic, which is a successful combination.” Chambers HNW 2023
“‘at the top of his game’ owing to his ‘infectious personality’ that makes him very popular with clients.” Chambers HNW 2022
“Richard brings great experience and really good judgement to matters. He is a really good person to have on your side in tricky cases.” Chambers HNW 2022
“Richard is regularly involved in major trusts disputes, including those with cross-border or offshore elements. He is brilliant – confident, clever, numerate and practical. He is hugely tenacious, as well as being a deft hand at managing opponents.” Chambers HNW 2021
Ranked as a “Leading Individual” in The Legal 500 UK 2024.
Ranked as “Leading Individual” in The Legal 500 UK 2023 for Contentious Trust & Probate.
Comments in The Legal 500 UK include:
“Richard Manyon is now one of the foremost practitioners in this field, despite still being relatively young. He has had the biggest role in making PHB into a Tier 1 firm. He is incredibly smart but also very commercial in his outlook. He is a formidable opponent and an excellent person to work with” The Legal 500 UK 2024
“Richard Manyon is a very large presence in our market.” The Legal 500 UK 2024
“Richard Manyon is a skilled litigator in this area.” The Legal 500 UK 2024
“Richard Manyon is extremely clever and really fights his client’s corner” The Legal 500 UK 2024
“Now established as one of the ‘go to’ partners in contentious trusts and probate” The Legal 500 UK 2023
“Richard Manyon is something of a force of nature but a real expert who knows the area inside out. He is an excellent tactician” The Legal 500 UK 2023
“Richard Manyon is one of the standout partners in this area in the country. He has been a huge part of why PHB has built such a big following in these areas” The Legal 500 UK 2023
“Richard Manyon is incredibly bright and an excellent strategist. He has quick and sound judgment and an ability to cut through the distractions to the essence of a problem.” The Legal 500 UK 2023
Ranked as a “Top Recommended Contentious Tax & Trust Lawyer” in Spear’s 500 2023 and in Spear’s Tax & Trust Advisers Index 2023.