Richard, a senior associate in our London office, has acted on many large and complex arbitrations across a variety of sectors and regions, with a particular focus on energy, M&A, telecommunications, and technology disputes.

Richard’s experience includes:

  • Representing Naturgy in its billion-dollar investment treaty claim against Colombia relating to the regulatory framework for the supply of electricity
  • Advising an English pharmaceutical company on potential post-acquisition claims
  • Acting for a telecommunications company in an ICC arbitration relating to an earn-out payment following the acquisition of an African telecommunications business
  • Acting for an Asian national energy company in an LNG pricing dispute relating to a project in Australia
  • Representing an Asian national energy company in an ICC arbitration relating to issues of force majeure under a gas transportation agreement in Indonesia
  • Acting for a European bank in post-acquisition claims relating to a Spanish credit card business

Richard is recognised as a recommended lawyer for international arbitration in The Legal 500 UK’s 2023 guide.

He previously spent 12 months on secondment to the M&A team at SABMiller, then the second-largest brewing company in the world, and recently he was appointed as sole arbitrator in a financial services dispute under the ICC Rules.

Richard is an English-qualified solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts Civil) who holds a degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University.