Richard enjoys many different aspects of the law including criminal, conveyancing, civil, ACC and mental health, specifically finding the correct interpretation of the law and applying it to individual scenarios. He is always available for agency instructions, particularly in the High Court. Recently he has taken an interest in online legal services and is actively seeking new instructions.
Richard was raised in Southland, living across the district and attending Southland Boys’ High School before attending Otago University and returning home to begin his career with Eagles, Eagles & Redpath. He spent a year in Europe in 2014 before returning at the beginning of 2015 to concentrate on his career in law.
Active across a range of activities – both social and sporting, Richard currently plays for the Invercargill Blues Rugby Club and in several social sporting competitions including touch, netball and volleyball. He is also Past President of the Young and New Practitioners Southland organisation.