Richard Harris - Chief Legal Officer

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Richard graduated from the University of Surrey with a degree in Sociology and then attended the College of Law, Guildford. After qualifying as a Solicitor in 2000, he spent the early part of his career as a technology lawyer at a leading London law firm, Bird & Bird.

Richard later made the move in-house and worked for several years for communications company Tiscali. In 2005, he joined PartyGaming, an online gaming giant, as Assistant General Counsel with global responsibilities for B2B transactions with blue chip and government partners.

In 2011, Richard joined the Robert Walters Group as General Counsel with responsibility for legal services across the Group, overseeing teams in London, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney. He also served as Chief of Staff for Resource Solutions and worked on the delivery of HR, IT and Finance to Resource Solutions from the Group. Richard was appointed Chief Legal Officer to the Group in 2016. He has considerable experience in complex international outsourcing transactions, employment and commercial law.  

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