Richard Furlong was called to the bar in 1994. Practicing from leading defence set, 25 Bedford Row, he was previously employed as an Investment analyst and worked in the financial services sector between 1986 and 1992 . Richard has a mixed criminal and civil practice with a particular interest in fraud, corruption and money laundering, confiscation proceedings and other White Collar crimes. He is regularly briefed to defend solicitors, accountants, financial advisors and other professionals. Richard is a highly regarded author of a number of publications relating to fraud and financial matters and is a current contributor to the LexisPSL Bribery and Corruption Toolkit.
The legal directories note the following "He's very strong internationally, is very clever and is one of those barristers who doesn't seem to sleep”,"Very knowledgeable and impressive”, “A man very much with his wits about him ", “A succinct advocate who bring his previous experience to the table”.