Pump Court Chambers

Richard Tutt appointed as a Recorder on the Western Circuit

News 26th January 2022
Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Richard Tutt has been appointed as a Recorder on the Western Circuit in Crime.


Richard was called to the Bar in 2000 and practises in criminal and regulatory law. He is equally at home before a jury, judges or a tribunal. He frequently appears before both the High Court and the Court of Appeal. He has been ranked as a ‘Leading Junior’ by Legal 500 every year since 2014.


Oba Nsugbe QC, SAN said:  “I am immensely pleased that Richard has been appointed as a Recorder to the Western Circuit. It is a richly deserved appointment and one in which I am sure he will excel. I extend the warmest of congratulations from myself and from all members of chambers on this fantastic achievement.


163 Recorders were appointed by Queen this year on the advice of the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. A full list of all the appointments can be found on the Judiciary website.
Richard is appointed with immediate effect and will continue to practice whilst fulfilling his part-time judicial responsibilities. For further information on his practice, please contact his clerking team on +01962 868 161 or via email 
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