Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 2011

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Commercial Law
Land Law
Personal Injury


Richard has experience of diverse commercial, corporate and civil law matters, with particular interests in copyright, competition, intellectual property, litigation, procurement and chancery court matters. Instructed by a range of clients in both the public and private sectors, regularly advising on copyright law, land law and civil law. Appears in the High Court, County Court, Chancery Court, Tribunals and at judicial reviews. Previous to the Bar worked for four years as a solicitor in areas such as commercial property, banking, procurement, litigation and competition law. Richard is an experienced negotiator and is particularly commended for his client handling skills. Having come from a business background he believes that customer care is essential for a growing practice and always tries to accommodate clients by replying in a speedy and efficient manner.


Bachelor of Legal Science (Queen’s University, Belfast) B.A. (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts Business (University of Ulster)

M.Sc. Master of Science- International Business( University of Ulster/Harvard and IMD)

Certificate in Copyright Law (Harvard Law School)

Certificate in Commercial Property (Institute of Professional Legal Studies)

Certificate in Professional Legal Studies ((Institute of Professional Legal Studies)


High Court, County Court, Chancery Court, Commercial Court, Equity Court, Magistrates Court, Tribunals


‘Implications of Digital Distribution on Copyright Law’, 2005