Richard is an associate in the Halifax office. Born and raised in Halifax, he graduated from Dalhousie University with his law degree in 2011.

Richard’s practice consists largely of maritime/admiralty, commercial, regulatory, and estate litigation. He also handles matters involving municipal and other government actors, complex insurance disputes, and defamation. He has appeared as counsel in contested motions, trials, and appeals  before all levels of the Court in Nova Scotia. In addition, he has acted for clients at the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board and the Federal Court of Canada.

Sample decisions from the Courts include:


Bar Admission

  • Nova Scotia (2012)

Law School

  • Dalhousie University


  • University of King’s College (BA, 2003)
  • University of Kent (MA, 2006)
  • University of King’s College (BJ – one-year program, 2008)
  • Dalhousie University (JD, 2011)

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Canadian Maritime Law Association

Community & Volunteer Activities

  • Commission member, Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
  • Treasurer – Eastern Admiralty Law Association

Lectures & Presentations

  • Presenter, “A Primer on Judicial Reviews” – Nova Scotia Legal Aid Professional Development Day, December 2015

Law Society Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association