Richard Braddock



BComm (UNSW), BLaw (Hons I) (Sydney), MLaw

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Richard Braddock is a founding Partner of Lexbridge Lawyers, the first specialist public international law practice in the Asia-Pacific region. Richard specialises in international trade and investment law.

Before joining Lexbridge, Richard worked as an international lawyer and treaty negotiator for the Australian Government for close to a decade, leading trade and investment law units in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Office of International Law.

Richard was a legal advisor and negotiator for most of Australia’s Free Trade Agreement negotiations, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and FTAs with China, Japan, Korea, and ASEAN. He acted as lead investment negotiator in the TPP and ASEAN negotiations.

Richard was also a senior member of the legal team which successfully defended the investor-state arbitration claim brought by Philip Morris against Australia’s tobacco plain packaging measure.

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