Richard graduated from the University of Tasmania with a law degree in 1986 and has a post graduate qualification in business administration. He has been a partner since 1998.

Richard initially worked in commercial and local government law, including a period lecturing in business law, before specialising in civil litigation in 1994.

He advises a number of large Tasmanian unions and their members and regularly appears as counsel in civil courts and tribunals. He has particular interests in workers compensation and plaintiff personal injury claims, medical negligence, industrial and disciplinary matters and anti-discrimination law.

Richard is the Deputy President of the Tasmanian Mental Health Tribunal, a member of the Resource Management and Planning Appeals Tribunal, a legal member of the Local Government Code of Conduct Panel and a member of the Guardianship and Administration Board.


Bachelor of Laws
University of Tasmania

Grad Dip Bus Prof Man
University of Tasmania

Areas of Practice


Email: (03) 6235 0800