Richard McHugh SC

Silk 2006
Call 1995
Phone +61 2 8239 0268


Richard McHugh is a versatile silk specialising in appeals, short hearings and complex commercial questions. His skill and experience as an advocate are widely recognised. His clients range from banks, accountants, and construction companies to comedians, actors, and senior religious figures.

A CV is available on request.


Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific Guide – Band 2 in Dispute Resolution – "Richard is described by one instructing solicitor as 'one of my go-to guys for bet-the-company, highly complex litigation - intuitively clever and a great tactician with the ability to back it up in court,' while another maintains: 'It's my strong opinion that he's the best advocate in Australia in terms of oratory.' His versatile range incorporates noteworthy experience in the construction, insolvency and regulatory spaces."

Doyles Guide – Recommended Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Counsel