Richard has lived and practiced as an attorney in the Cayman Islands since 2001. Originally from the UK, he has over 28 years’ experience as a corporate attorney. He retired from private practice in September 2019.
On arriving in Cayman, Richard joined Walkers, where he became a partner in the private equity group. On leaving Walkers in 2009, he joined the Funds and Investment Services Team of Appleby. In 2013, he moved to Solomon Harris (now Bedell Cristin) as a partner in the corporate group.
Richard studied law at Manchester University. He is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and as an attorney of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Prior to coming to the Cayman Islands, he practiced as an English solicitor at Paisner & Co (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner), LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae (subsequently, Dewey & LeBoeuf) and Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons).
He is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Cayman Islands branch of AIMA and a current member of the Law Society of England and Wales. He is also a trustee of the Cayman Arts Trust.