Richard qualified in 1986 and joined the firm as a partner in 1994 after several years in the City with Denton Hall (now Dentons).
He handles major litigation and arbitration, often with an international dimension, as well as providing strategic advice in risk management and claims prevention. He advises on the full range of commercial and corporate disputes, with particular emphasis in the field of shareholder rights. Clients he has acted for include BOC/Linde Group, Hanson and SABMiller. He is a CEDR accredited mediator.
Richard is named as a leading individual in the current editions of The Legal 500 and Chambers UK and as a leading practitioner in the current edition of Legal Experts. He has been praised for being “extremely helpful, professional and has an extremely quick response time” and described in Chambers UK 2018 by clients as "good technical knowledge and understanding of our business needs. He has helped us to achieve our objectives in a cost-effective manner".