Richard Barfield

Richard Barfield


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 5516

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, French

Practice groupHogan Lovells Solutions

Richard Barfield advises on prudential risk and regulation. He was previously senior director in PwC’s Risk and Regulatory practice gaining broad-ranging experience in advising financial service organisations at senior levels and leading engagements to address complex and sensitive issues. ​

Richard focuses on prudential risk management for start-ups and recently authorised firms, often solo FCA-regulated. ​

Richard’s work covers risk management frameworks, governance, capital and liquidity management, risk appetite, linking risk and remuneration, stress testing, ring-fencing, etc. Richard also conducts mock regulatory interviews for prospective INEDs on risk and audit. ​

Richard has edited two Practitioner’s Guides for Thomson Reuters on Banking Regulation: Mastering the New Regulatory Landscape (2016) and Basel III and Beyond (Thomson Reuters 2011, reprinted in 2012).​

As an independent consultant, Richard undertakes a variety of pro bono work on Brexit.

Education and admissions


BSc (Hons), Manchester University, 1975

FCA - Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England and Wales)

Representative experience

Risk, regulatory and commercial experience: deep familiarity with regulators’ expectations.

Recent clients have included FTSE 100 and equivalents with high standards and rigour.

Works directly with board committee members, ExCo and direct reports.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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