Richard specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.
He advises clients on a range of litigation claims including in relation to natural disaster insurance, construction disputes, and statutory liabilities.
Before joining Chapman Tripp Richard worked at a specialist litigation firm advising clients in relation to leaky building disputes.
- acted for the Earthquake Commission (EQC) on numerous litigation claims arising out of the Canterbury Earthquakes
- acted for Fire and Emergency New Zealand in relation to cost recovery for rural fires, and
- advised a Crown entity on its insurance entitlements in relation to a large construction dispute.