Richard is a specialist competition and consumer protection lawyer providing strategic advice and guidance to clients across a range of industries. Richard is ranked as a leading competition lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific, is recommended by Doyle’s Guide, and is named in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Competition Law and Regulatory Practice.
Richard has perhaps more experience than any other lawyer in Australia in responding to and defending criminal cartel matters, including acting for the accused in the first contested criminal cartel trial of the modern era in Australia. More generally, Richard is experienced in responding to investigations by the ACCC or other regulators, obtaining merger clearances, reviewing advertising and sales collateral, structuring arrangements such as joint ventures and supply and distribution arrangements, and designing and implementing compliance programs.
Richard’s experience includes: