Richard Hearnden

Richard Hearnden

Richard is a barrister at Furnival Chambers, London. He has acted as leading junior in cases concerning serious organised crime, sexual offences and fraud. He has appeared in jury and non-jury inquests, cases involving professional discipline and regulatory crime.

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Disclosure in criminal cases: it’s not rocket science

Richard Hearnden argues that the recent controversy around social media disclosure failures in criminal cases can be solved by going back to basics

20 February 2018

Live links in the Crown court

Richard Hearnden sets out the case for greater use of cheaper, off-the-shelf systems in the Crown court without recourse to changes in the law

The publication of Transforming Our Justice System, by the Ministry of Justice, the Lord Chief Justice and the Senior President of Tribunals in September 2016, marks another milestone on the road to the digitisation of court proceedings. 

20 December 2016
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