Richard Norman has considerable experience in litigation and dispute resolution. He advises clients on the whole spectrum of commercial disputes and specialises in litigation, mediation and international arbitration. He works for clients across many industry sectors (including IT, telecoms, life sciences and manufacturing) on how to avoid, manage and resolve disputes.

Richard is the architect behind the highly successful market-leading WIN (What In-house lawyers Need) initiative across the global firm, which has won several prestigious industry awards such as the FT Award for Innovation in Client Service and the Legal Week Innovation Awards. WIN has over 8,000 members and has provided training to over 5000 clients.

Richard is experienced in managing the full range of commercial disputes on a global basis. In particular, he has handled a comprehensive range of IT&T disputes. He has acted on reported IT and telecommunications disputes in the High Court and the Court of Appeal, and been involved in several high profile mediations in the Commercial Court/the Technology & Construction Court. Richard has also been involved in several international arbitrations.

Richard’s clients have access to his fully bespoke litigation managed service which provides a global offering to his clients

Richard’s client base includes multinational telecommunications company, multinational consumer goods company, Arqiva, Atos, Adobe, CBRE, Gamma Telecom, Merlin , Neos Networks, Tata Communications and Telenor.