Richard Balchin
  • Membership: Barrister Direct Access
  • Currently Practising Law
  • Public Access Accredited
  • BSB Certified to Conduct Litigation
Telephone: 01245 605040
Mobile: 01245 605040

Richard Balchin

Richard Balchin ~ Barrister Direct Access

Richard was called by the Inner Temple in 1997 and is instructed by Solicitors principally on the basis of his excellent client care, exhaustive case preparation and determined advocacy. He will fight to win but always advise clients on the commercial and practical realities of their case.


He is also a Deputy District Judge of the Family Court, Financial Remedies Court and County Court and a specialist IFLA Family Arbitrator.

Family Children

Richard Balchin can assist in the following areas of law.
Divorce Law
Family Law

Richard Balchin is a Barrister in independent practice and is regulated by the Bar Standards Board and professional rules of the Bar Council. He is insured by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund and is a member of the Inner Temple and Family Law Bar Association. He primarily practices from Trinity Chambers in Chelmsford and from 5 Chancery Lane in London and is also a door tenant at Quartz Barristers. As an Arbitrator he is also regulated by the rules of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Institute of Family Law Arbitrators.


I am specifically required to provide links to the Bar Standards Board's Guide to Public Access Barristers, to the Legal Ombudsman's decisions page, to the BSB Barrister Register and to my chambers' Complaints Policy.