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Richard Taperell

Richard taught contracts, torts, constitutional law and commercial law at Newcastle University for about 10 years while a solicitor and at the Bar

About Richard

Richard Taperell graduated BA, LLB and LLM from Sydney University, was a solicitor for 9 years, 5 as partner in a major Newcastle firm, and was called to the bar in 1980. He taught contracts, torts, constitutional law and commercial law at Newcastle University for about 10 years while a solicitor and at the Bar, and was consultant in contract at the Law School. He is an arbitrator.

Most of his practice has been in personal injury work, equity, estates and family provision work, or in contractual disputes.

His current practice is in those areas and in costs disputes; his interests focus on legal history and biography.

Admissions

The Bar: 1980
Solicitor: 1971

Qualifications

University of Sydney LLB, LLM, BA

Contact Details

38 Church Street
Newcastle  NSW  2300

p. +61 2 4929 4801
f.  +61 2 4929 5524
rtaperell@newcastlechambers.com.au