Richard has worked exclusively in insurance litigation since the early 1980’s. He has been a partner of the firm since 1987.

Richard’s areas of expertise include WorkCover, occupational health and safety, risk and claims management, and employment law.

Richard is a senior partner in the Workplace Services team which provides a range of services to WorkSafe Victoria, major employers, insurers and self-insurer companies across the retail, manufacturing and service sectors.

Richard is regularly asked to make presentations and conduct training sessions on various aspects of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 and risk management.

Richard has a reputation for delivering timely, quality service with creative solutions that satisfy client’s strategic objectives.  His career has a depth only years of experience can provide, traversing the long history of significant amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1958 and the Accident Compensation Act 1985.

Richard has been recognised by his peers in Best Lawyers in Australia in the area of Insurance Law (2017 – 2019) and in Doyle’s Guide (2015) as a recommended lawyer, and as a “pre-eminent” lawyer in the Victorian market for WorkSafe & Workers Compensation (2016), and Workers Compensation (Defendant) (2017).