Richard regularly advises local, trans-Tasman and London based clients on cyber incident and crisis response, data protection and privacy issues, cyber insurance, IT liability and recovery actions, third party claims and regulatory investigations.

He also has extensive experience providing clients with pre-incident services including the review, development and implementation of systems and processes to address cyber risk.

Richard has a keen interest in technology and innovation. He sits on the NSW Law Society Legal Technology Committee and the NSW Young Lawyers Communications, Entertainment and Technology Law Committee. He is an active member of the NSW Law Society Cyber Security Working Group.

In addition to his cybersecurity and incident response practice, Richard advises on a wide range of insurance issues, acting for both local and London insurers in professional indemnity, financial lines and directors & officers claims, in defence and as coverage and monitoring counsel, with a particular focus on complex coverage disputes.

Richard is admitted to practice in both Australia and New Zealand.