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Richard Norridge

Partner  |  Herbert Smith Freehills
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

England and Wales
Hong Kong

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Succession planning
Dispute resolution
Philanthropy and charitable giving

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

Working on the highest profile trust matter currently in Hong Kong, which involves a wide range of issues and allegations ranging from technical trust issues through to undue influence, as well as issues concerning the regulation of listed companies.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

It is important to maintain the difficult balance between being close to your clients and carefully understanding their wishes, whilst also maintaining enough objectivity to bring fresh perspectives.

What is your favourite quote?

“I know that history is going to be dominated by an improbable event, I just don’t know what that event will be.”