Richard Williams

Senior Associate Lawyer

Richard Williams

Originally from Wales, Richard has been living in New Zealand for 12 years.

Richard qualified into a London commercial law firm in 2005 where he worked for 3 years. Richard comes with experience in New Zealand having worked in Auckland in 2008 and then in New Plymouth since 2010.

Richard particularly enjoys working with small to medium businesses, start-ups and specialises in:

• Property Law - Commercial, residential and rural (sales, purchases and leasing)
• Company and Commercial Law - Contract preparation and review, business sales and purchases, Intellectual Property (confidentiality agreements, copyright, trademarks), drafting website terms and conditions and privacy policies
• Trusts/Wills/Estate Administration

Richard met his wife Michelle who is originally from Stratford, whilst travelling around the world 15 years ago. Michelle is a primary school teacher, but currently working as an educator with Taranaki Life Education Trust, working primarily in schools in Central and South Taranaki. They have an 8 year old son.

Outside of work you find Richard tramping, running, swimming, mountain biking and going to the gym. He also coaches his son’s rugby team. Richard is on the board of Sport Taranaki and an advisor to the board of the Taranaki Retreat Trust.

Contact Richard:


DDI: 06 920 3171

M: 027 555 1786