“Richard is widely regarded as one of the world’s top IT lawyers”
Richard is widely recognised as one of the world’s top IT lawyers. He has built an outstanding reputation for advice that combines commerciality and client service with innovative legal solutions to the business challenges of technology development, deployment and regulation.
As an IT lawyer, Richard has been top ranked in the leading legal directories for 20 years. Who’s Who Legal TMT 2017 recently identified him as one of the top 5 IT lawyers in EMEA, singling out his ‘innovative practice focusing on strategic commercial and regulatory work for tech giants, financial institutions and start-ups’.
As a law firm leader, Richard has a track record of innovation and achievement. He set up Kemp & Co in 1997 and led Kemp Little into the top rank of UK IT firms in 2011 and as the only specialist practice ranked in the ‘FT Law 50’ each year from 2006 to 2012. He established Kemp IT Law in 2014 and the firm has won over 50 awards and nominations for legal expertise, innovation and legal business leadership in its first 3 years.