Richard is a corporate/commercial solicitor with extensive experience in the energy, infrastructure and natural resources sector. He most recently worked as General Counsel to his client, Hummingbird Resources Plc, advising the UK AIM listed international gold mining company on a variety of corporate, commercial and project development-related matters. Richard is particularly well known for his leading experience in oil and gas projects, especially in Africa.

Richard has also led teams of lawyers and advised on major infrastructure projects in the UK and worldwide in the power, renewable, water, waste and transport sectors.

Richard has extensive international experience of transactions particularly in Africa, Canada and Central and Eastern Europe. He speaks fluent French and conversational Czech.