Reported cases

  • Verizon Business v Primus Telecommunications Inc (Court of Appeal/High Court)
  • Colt Technology Services v Seecomm Network Services Inc (High Court/US Court)
  • Geo Networks v euNetworks (Commercial Court, London)
  • R v Sheffield City Council ex parte Hague and Tesfayohannes (High Court/Court of Appeal/House of Lords) – acting for Sheffield City Council in judicial review proceedings 
  • Arnold Laver Limited v BCT Software Solutions Limited (High Court/Court of Appeal)

Key experience

  • Acting for a Danish telecoms supplier against its New York customer in ICC Arbitration proceedings. The case involved allegations of fraud, duress and wrongful termination.
  • Representing a major international telecoms supplier concerning loss of its confidential customer database. The case involved the successful application for interim mandatory injunction. Richard also worked with our Global Government Relations team handling national press interest.
  • Acting for a global IT supplier regarding the provision of telecoms equipment in the Congo. Advice concerned injunction and a claim for substantial damages against directors/shareholders.
  • Acting for a major UK IT supplier in respect of several disputes concerning the implementation of SAP software in the Technology and Construction Court.
  • Acting for a leading telecommunications company in the Federal Court of New York and in the High Court of England regarding a dispute with a customer following suspension of service. The case concerned an application to dissolve a Temporary Restraining Order and separate proceedings in the UK.
  • Acting for a major telecommunications company in respect of a large-scale commercial fraud committed using prepaid call cards and premium rate numbers across various international jurisdictions.