Richard Starkie qualified as a solicitor in 2001.
Areas of Specialism
Over the years Richard has dealt with almost every type of clinical negligence claim. A large part of his current work concerns serious spinal injuries and brain injuries, particularly those sustained around the time of birth. He also has a lot of experience of orthopaedic claims, especially those concerning joint replacement.
Richard enjoys dealing with claims that have a foreign or international element to them, and those involving complex medicine.
He is a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme and the Spinal Injuries Association solicitors’ panel.
Richard is married with two sons and lives on the outskirts of Leeds.
Richard is also a keen cyclist. He spends much of his free time riding in the Yorkshire Dales and, when time allows, the mountains of Europe.