Richard Clark

Richard is a leading dispute resolution lawyer with over 30 years’ experience in commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation. He was formerly Head of Dispute Resolution and Executive Managing Partner at Slaughter and May, where his clients included some of the world’s leading museums and galleries, auction houses, dealers and collectors.

Richard is a highly respected commercial mediator who regularly mediates a wide spectrum of commercial disputes. Richard has a particular expertise and experience in all aspects of art and cultural property disputes and was described in Spear’s 500 as “..quite simply an art law guru”. He is experienced both in conventional, in-person mediations, and online mediations (including multi-party and multi-jurisdictional disputes).

Richard is a CEDR accredited mediator and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, as well as an Accredited Mediator at the Court of Arbitration for Art and a member of PAIAM, the Centre for Art Law and the Institute of Art and Law. He is also non-executive chair of the College of Legal Practice, a member of the Commercial Law Centre at the University of Oxford and an Honorary Fellow of Harris Manchester College, Oxford.

Full details of Richard’s mediation skills and experience together with his CV can be seen here: