Qualified in Western Australia, Richard has been based in South East Asia for over 9 years. Prior to that, Richard worked in Perth, Australia for a premier Australian (now global) law firm. As the Head of Legal for KPMG’s member law firm in Vietnam and Cambodia based in Ho Chi Minh City, Richard is responsible for the day to day operations of KPMG Legal Vietnam, one of Vietnam’s leading law practices.
Richard has previously worked with top tier global private practice law firms, and has extensive experience in advising on a broad range of corporate and commercial cross-border transactions, with significant experience in acting for both sellers and purchasers in transactions in Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Hong Kong and the Philippines, with a particular focus on the mining and industrial sectors. Richard also has experience in acting for clients in respect of limited and non-recourse financing and general corporate finance transactions, commercial litigation, international arbitration and insolvency.
Attentive to detail, commercially minded and results oriented, Richard thrives on exceeding clients’ expectations whilst maintaining a professional yet personable approach.