|Portrayed by||Sian Webber|
|First Appearance||21 October 2005|
|Duration||2005–12, 2014–2016, 2018-|
|Occupation|| Solicitor |
Richmal "Ritchie" Scott was Phil Mitchell's lawyer and first appeared on 14 November 2005. Ritchie first appears when she is giving Phil advice about his sister Sam Mitchell arrest for the murder of villain Den Watts.
According to DI Samantha Keeble Ritchie Scott use to be a Stripper and it paid for her Law School degree.
Ritchie also appears when Phil is fighting for custody of his son Ben Mitchell against Ben's half-brother Ian Beale after their mother Kathy Sullivan dies. In 2006, Ritchie returns and she works alongside Phil's girlfriend Stella Crawford, who meets Phil when Ritchie isn't available.
Phil re-hires Ritchie in 2007 to represent Sonia Fowler when she is arrested for the murder of her ex-mother-in-law, Pauline Fowler. Ritchie appears again in January 2008 when Jack Branning has recorded evidence that Phil supplied Kevin Wicks with stolen cut-and-shut cars that led to Kevin's death.
In December 2011, Phil re-hires Ritchie when Ben gets hold of the recorded evidence and gives it to Kevin's ex-wife Denise Fox. She returns to Walford and tells Ben and Shirley Carter that Phil could get years for his crime.
Occupation: Lawyer and is friends with Jimmy ( also helps Phil)