Richard Tyson

Richard Tyson

Call 1975

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Richard Tyson has regularly appeared in the leading Directories in each of his principal areas of work, which are:

  • All aspects of family work, including Inheritance Act, but in particular complex ancillary relief
  • Professional discipline in healthcare Fitness to Practise Panels
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence with a clinical or matrimonial basis

He is a past contributor to Sweet & Maxwell's Encyclopaedia of Financial Provision in Family Matters.

For more information see his specialist profiles.

Some notable reported cases

A County Council v W and others (Disclosure) [1997] 1 FLR 574

Dr David Southall v GMC [2010] EWCA Civ 407 & 484 (Ct Appeal)
[professional regulation]

Kenth v Heimdale Hotel Investments Ltd [2001] TLR 3 July 2001 CA
(on acceleration of pre-existing back condition)

M (children) [2010] EWCA Civ 69 (Ct Appeal)
[public family law]

Re A (Disclosure of Medical Records to the GMC) [1998] 2 FLR 641

Re S (Leave to remove from jurisdiction: securing return from holiday) [2001] 2 FLR 507

Sandford v Sandford [1986] 1 FLR 412 (Ct Appl)
[ancillary relief]

Seaton v Seaton [1986] 2 FLR 398 (Ct Appl)
[ancillary relief]

Staples v West Dorset District Council [1995] 93 LGR 536 CA
(on liability for an injured visitor to a public open space - the Cobb at Lyme Regis)

Notable recent family cases include

B Children. 2015. Family Division
19 day fact finding into step father’s rape of step daughter and mother’s invented account of how his semen was found in her knickers.

W v K 2012 – 2014
Long, intractable contact saga, where children defied orders and ran away.

S v H 2012 – 2015
Long, running contact and Schedule One Children Act case, where mother often in person and created obstacles in both sets of proceedings.


September 17 2015:

3PB’s expertise recognised by bumper rankings in Legal 500 Bar Directory 2015 more

May 5 2015:

3PB supports charity walk for the poor and vulnerable in our society more

April 20 2015:

Richard Tyson, 3PB barrister, successfully obtains qualification in chainsaw usage and tree felling more

... more news

Academic Qualifications

BA (Exon)

Professional Qualifications and Appointments

  • Recorder in crime, civil and private family law
  • Legal Assessor to the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Head of Chambers of 3PB for 9 years until October 2013

Professional Bodies

  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association (PNBA)