Richard Trinick is an associate in the Three Crowns London office. Prior to joining Three Crowns, Richard was an associate in a leading international arbitration practice in London, where he represented clients from a range of industry sectors in commercial arbitrations under various institutional rules.
His recent investor-state experience includes representing Naturgy in a multi-billion dollar investment treaty arbitration against Colombia, arising from the State’s failure to provide an adequate regulatory environment for a power distribution company in which Naturgy had invested. Richard’s recent commercial arbitration experience includes: acting for an American lifestyle company in an LCIA arbitration relating to the buy-out of an Indian joint venture; representing an oil and gas major on disputes arising out of the cross-flow of hydrocarbons between licence areas; and acting for a consortium of oil and gas companies in defending cost recovery claims brought by a state. He has also represented an Asian national oil company in two ICC arbitrations, one arising out of the client’s exit from a gas field in Central Asia, and one arising out of a gas transportation agreement in Indonesia.
Richard is an English-qualified solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts Civil) who holds a degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University.