Richard Leder




Richard is a commercial litigator and media lawyer with over 30 years' experience.

He is well recognised as a litigator in alternative dispute resolution and is one of Australia’s leading media lawyers.

Richard is deputy chair of the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation, and a board member of Mt Buller and Mt Stirling Alpine Resorts, the Conversation Media Group and Australian Friends of Asha.

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Rebel Wilson

Represented Rebel Wilson in her successful defamation claim against Bauer Media.

Royal Commissions and Inquiries

Representation and advice in Royal Commissions and Inquiries including Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Aged Care Quality and Safety, Management of Police Informants and Disability Services.

WorkSafe Victoria

Represents WorkSafe Victoria in relation to premiums disputes and contractual, legislative and administrative law issues.

Channel 7 Melbourne

Principal legal adviser to Channel 7 Melbourne.