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 – "draws praise as an 'excellent general commercial silk who is able to turn his hand to anything,' identified by one instructing solicitor as 'one of those people you would trust with major litigation.' Another, who calls him 'my first choice for appeals work,' says: 'He is technically excellent, with fine-tuned advocacy skills, and always extremely well prepared and impeccable in his court craft.'" 

Doyles Guide – Recommended Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Counsel