Richard is the Managing Partner of international law firm Allens, which has offices throughout Australia and Asia and a global alliance with Linklaters.
Richard chairs the firm's Executive Committee, Community Engagement Board and Inclusion & Diversity Council. He is a WGEA pay equity ambassador and has played a significant role over many years in Allens' law graduate recruitment program. He is also a member of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation Chairman's Panel, which supports the Foundation's work to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Allens has a long-standing pro bono relationship with the Foundation.
Before becoming Managing Partner in 2016, he spent more than 20 years as a corporate lawyer, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and corporate advisory work.