Richard O'Keefe

Former contributor to Practical Guidance Personal Injury New South Wales. Barrister, Maurice Byers Chambers

Area of expertise

Common law, professional indemnity, commercial insurance, building and construction, personal injuries litigation including medical negligence, public liability, motor vehicle and dust diseases.


BA (UNSW) 1989 LLB (UNSW) 1992 Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and High Court of Australia

About Richard

Richard commenced legal practice in Melbourne and worked as a solicitor in taxation law, personal injuries litigation and commercial litigation for Arthur Anderson and Co, Slater and Gordon and Blake Dawson Waldron before joining the New South Wales Bar.

He has been practicing as barrister in New South Wales since 2000 in many practice areas including medical negligence and other professional indemnity claims, dust diseases, motor vehicle and public liability personal injuries claims, commercial insurance disputes, building and construction disputes and coronial inquests.

Richard is a member of the Medico Legal Society of NSW and the Australian Lawyers Alliance and a member of the Sydney/ACT AFL disciplinary tribunal.