Richard Gardiner

Name: Richard Gardiner

Qualifications: LLB (Hons), BA

Title: Partner

Organisation: HopgoodGanim Lawyers

State: Queensland

Immediation Practice Area: Expert Determination and Mediation


I am a Partner in Hopgood Ganim Lawyers’  Dispute Resolution practice, with extensive experience in commercial  disputes, litigation and alternative dispute resolution.  I have an active interest in innovation,  strategic issues and technology in the legal industry.

I advise clients on a broad range of disputes,  including in the areas of property, contracts, resources and energy,  corporate/shareholder, digital assets, administrative law and professional  disciplinary and regulatory matters.

I am a member of the Queensland Law Society  and a member of the Queensland Law Society’s innovation committee.  I am also a member of HopgoodGanim Lawyers’  digital assets practice group and the leisure, sport and entertainment law  practice group.

Personal Comment

I joined Immediation’s Panel because of their  innovative and progressive approach to dispute resolution, which harnesses  the benefits of new technology.

Immediation Area(s) of Expertise

Common law and professional regulation  (Professional negligence)

Corporate and commercial (Agency, Contracts,  Corporations, Energy resources mining, Joint Ventures, Misleading and  deceptive conduct/fraud, Sport)

Government and administrative law (Judicial  review and merits review)

Property, construction, environment, oil, gas  and mining (Commercial leasing, Property, Residential leasing)