Richard gained significant experience in personal injury claims as a paralegal whilst studying part-time at university for 5 years before commencing his legal traineeship with Harper Macleod LLP in 2019.
He specialises in pursuing and defending litigated claims in the Sheriff Court and All-Scotland Personal Injury Court. He acts in cases for individuals and insurer clients arising from road accidents including personal injury, property damage and credit hire claims. Richard also has experience in dealing with workplace accident claims, occupier’s liability claims and public liability claims.
Richard regularly conducts hearings and Proofs in Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland. He also proudly represents families in education appeals on behalf of the National Autism Society.
Additionally, Richard has been admitted as a Notary Public.
"Cannot praise Richard highly enough. He made a difficult experience utterly stress-free, with first-class advice and communication, keeping me regularly updated throughout."
"The service I received from Harper Macleod’s solicitor Richard Steell was outstanding. I was always updated with any progress with my case, very professional, as well as being approachable and easy to talk to and great at explaining every part of the process in a way that was easy to understand. I thoroughly recommend, and would not hesitate to use Harper Macleod again."
"I've had the pleasure of dealing with Richard, who was fantastic all the way through the process of my injury claim. Plenty of communication at all times and would certainly use again should it be needed. Thanks again."
"Great service and always kept up-to-date with any correspondence. Thank you, Richard!"
"Great help and support throughout my experience with them. Open communication and help whenever needed. Guided me through the processes at hand."
"I am really pleased with the service and the assistance I got from Harper MacLeod, that I feel the service doesn’t need improving. The company is a great company to be a client of and I was well looked after. I was really happy with the work Richard put into my case. I was always notified and updated through my claim, however little the update was and happy i got forwarded on to them from my insurer. I would definitely recommend this company to anyone."
"Richard was very professional and provided an excellent service."
"Fantastic service from start to finish. Richard Steell was a great support throughout, answering any questions I had."
"Following a serious car accident Harper McLeod worked hard for me to get a decent compensation claim. It took quite a while to complete but Richard rigorously made sure everything was in place before putting in a claim. He succeeded in getting more than what was originally offered and I am very happy with the outcome."
"Richard supported me through the horrid experience and lowered my anxieties throughout the process. Thank you."