Expertise

Richard is a Partner in Addleshaw Goddard's Litigation Group specialising in insurance and international commercial arbitration.

Richard's insurance practice focuses on the representation of major national and multinational policyholders within the financial and professional services, retail and consumer, real estate, construction and pharmaceutical/health sectors. His experience of contentious and non-contentious insurance coverage expertise covers a number of areas: product liability, US mass tort issues, professional indemnity, directors and officers liability insurance, employers' liability, fidelity/fraud/corporate crime, right to light and construction all risks. He is a specialist Bermuda Form insurance disputes practitioner, with experience of acting in complex, international, multiparty disputes.

Richard's international arbitration experience includes advising clients in relation to ad hoc proceedings, as well as those brought before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), London Maritime Arbitrators Association and International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Richard also spent two years working in our Singapore office, advising clients throughout South-East Asia and India. He still supports the Singapore team when required and is an active member of the firm's Asia and India Business Groups, having been seconded to two leading Indian arbitration practices in Mumbai and New Delhi in recent years.

Additionally, Richard has practical experience of alternative funding methods, including conditional fee agreements, damages-based agreements, third party funding and after-the-event insurance.

Professional memberships
  • The Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration
  • The Young International Arbitration Group (of the LCIA)
  • Young Arbitrators Forum (of the ICC)
  • Young SIAC
Education
  • Year qualified: 2007
  • BPP Law School, London – Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course
  • University of Leeds - Politics

India

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