Richard co-leads the firm's international practice team and advises clients across a wide range of sectors, in the UK and overseas.
Richard Harvey is a partner at Littler and co-leads the firm's international practice in the London office. He has focused on employment law for over 18 years, advising multinational companies on their UK and global HR requirements. Richard is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA). He is a frequent speaker on international employment law matters at conferences such as the IBA, ACC, Littler’s Executive Employer and European Employer conferences.
Richard is regarded as one of the world’s leading employment lawyers in “Who’s Who Legal 2020” and a leading individual in the Legal 500 (2021). Clients have complimented Richard as a "tremendous asset for providing timely and thoughtful guidance during these tumultuous times." He is described by clients as "an inclusive manager who wants to develop and upskill his team" and by others as "experienced and providing expert advice."
Before joining Littler, Richard was a senior lawyer at international law firm Clyde & Co. He also held in-house employment counsel roles at Paramount Pictures and Tata Consultancy Services before founding his own boutique employment law firm (Camfords LLP) which was then acquired by Littler in 2016.