Robert Richter Q.C.

Contact Details

Phone: (03) 9225 7545
Secretary: (03) 9225 7010
Email: richter@vicbar.com.au
Fax: (03) 9078 2670
Clerk: Meldrum's List

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Human Rights
  • Royal Commissions

Professional Background

Graduating BA, LLB (Hon) from Melbourne University where he was joint Editor of MULR with His Honour K. Hayne J. of the High Court, he signed the Bar Roll and read with the late Ron Castan QC - of Mabo fame.  Robert was one of the founding members of the Fitzroy and Aboriginal Legal Services in Victoria.  He took silk in 1985 and has acted in a large number of complex and lengthy trials and and Royal Commissions.  In recent years he has been brought in to lead in some civil matters which required strategic and tactical leadership and expertise as a cross examiner. 

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