Richard is an experienced regulatory and investigations lawyer, with expertise in competition and anti-trust litigation and compliance, fraud, anti-bribery and corruption, investigations, prosecutions, and consumer protection.
He has worked closely with the major market regulators, and has significant experience in corporate investigations. He has helped clients in investigations by the ACCC, ASIC, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Crime Commission, NSW ICAC, Royal Commissions, inquests and internal investigations.
Richard regularly stands with clients during compulsory examinations and the execution of search warrants.
He has designed and managed independent internal investigations for clients, running alongside regulator investigations. He also advises clients on board and reputation risks.
Richard is an associate member (Antitrust Section and Business Law Section) at the American Bar Association and a member at the Law Council of Australia in the Competition and Consumer Law Committee and Federal Litigation section. He has been a councillor at the Law Society of New South Wales since 2017.
Leading Lawyer - Competition/Antitrust
Best Lawyer - Competition Law
Best Lawyer - Corporate/Governance Practice and Regulatory Practice
Best Lawyer - Regulatory Practice
Best Lawyer – Litigation
Well known for his understanding of the regulatory perspective
Richard Flitcroft is highlighted by commentators who emphasise his in-depth understanding of the regulatory bodies