LLB, BA, Victoria University
Richard commenced his legal career in New Zealand in 2010, spending a number of years at a top tier firm in Wellington and gaining extensive exposure to corporate / commercial transactions before heading to Melbourne.
In Melbourne, he joined a boutique corporate legal advisory firm and focused on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, as well as general corporate / commercial advice, advice for start-ups and other early stage ventures.
Richard returned home in mid-2017, joining Sharp Tudhope. He works in our Commercial team where he continues to provide advice on a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters including sales and acquisitions, capital raising, business formation and structures and a broad range of contractual matters.
Richard has a particular interest in helping Tauranga business start-ups, having been involved with several early stage ventures as both a legal advisor and in an advisory capacity.
He enjoys helping people solve problems and manage risk in their business. Richard’s aim is to simplify complex transactions and issues in a way that is understandable and reduces stress, and to ensure working with him is an easy and positive experience.
Areas of Expertise
Mergers and Acquisitions
Business formation and structures
Institute of Directors