Richard has more than 20 years’ experience in handling litigation, international arbitration and investigations for clients operating in highly regulated environments including the financial services, telecommunications, energy, aviation and life sciences sectors. He has particular niche expertise in:
•litigation arising out of equity and debt capital markets, and in the distribution of financial products and investment funds;
•complex disputes in relation to private equity and major infrastructure investments;
•advising listed companies, licensed individuals and senior directors/officers of major corporations and financial institutions in relation to investigations by various regulatory bodies including the SFC, HKMA, CIB and the HKICPA;
•shareholder and boardroom litigation, including in particular cross-border disputes arising out of joint ventures in China; and
•acting in professional disputes and disciplinary proceedings for a wide range of professionals including solicitors, accountants, brokers and licensed individuals.
Richard is a director of the Hong Kong Solicitors Indemnity Fund Limited, a member of the Civil Litigation Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong, and Chairman of Building Appeals Tribunal (Hong Kong). He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.