Richard advises various institutional, national, multinational, State agencies and private clients in dispute resolution at mediations, arbitrations (domestic and international) and before the Commercial Court, High Court and Circuit Court and at statutory inquiries.
His practice areas include:- product liability defence (pharma, tobacco, motor and computer manufacturers); commercial contract and shareholder disputes; property and construction disputes; equine disputes; landlord and tenant disputes; commercial rates and Valuation Tribunal appeals; and maritime/ship arrest.
Richard is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Recent significant cases include advising:
- Acting for a foreign bank in the enforcement of multi-million arbitration Award before Commercial Court and subsequently enforcing that Award against properties in Ireland and Spain
- Acting for pharma company in relation to defective product claim with EU multi-jurisdictional dimensions and advising with respect to product recall and potential claims from retailers and consumers
- Acting for private client syndicates in separate litigation and arbitration proceedings and enforcing court judgments and arbitration awards respectively in the UK and USA.