Richard grew up in Pembrokeshire, attending Ysgol Dewi Sant in the city of St. Davids.. Following this he spent four years studying law at Cardiff University achieving a 2.1 honours degree. On completing his degree, Richard undertook the LPC at Cardiff University gaining a commendation.
Richard has worked as a Paralegal in Regulatory Compliance for a large insurer and in the Will Writing department of a national law firm.
Richard moved home to Pembrokeshire in May 2014 before joining Hains and Lewis in November 2014. He is currently working in the Family department.
In his spare time Richard enjoys playing cricket for Llanrhian C.C. Richard also enjoys golf when he has a chance to play. He has currently a handicap of 14.