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Richard has more than 22 years’ post qualification experience in a wide variety of areas predominantly with a focus on private client and private wealth.
Richard’s experience includes working in the following areas:
-    Trust establishment, restructuring and administration
-    Special trusts i.e.  BVI VISTA and Cayman STAR trusts.
-    Private trust companies
-    Estate administration
-    Succession planning
-    Family governance
-    Regulatory law especially concerning trust and corporate service providers and economic substance
-    Risk management for trust companies
-    Family office
-    Use of corporate vehicles by private clients/ family offices both for asset holding and succession planning
-    Due diligence of existing structures and service providers
-    Collective investment funds – particularly unit trusts
-    Employee benefit trusts

Richard is an active member of many organisations:
-    STEP
o    Immediate past chair of the HK branch; member of Executive Committee; chair of Legislation and Regulatory Sub-committee
o    Member of global steering committee for Business Families Special Interest Group
o    Deputy chair of global steering committee for International Client Special Interest Group
-    Hong Kong Trustees Association
o    Lecturer for Trust Training Certificate
-    International Bar Association
-    Inter-Pacific Bar Association
-    Family Firm Institute
-    International Fiscal Association
-    Hong Kong Institute of Directors

-    Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law

-     Investment Migration Council

-  Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist

- Lecturer on family offices

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