Richard Armour

Overview

Richard Armour is the Principal of Armour Allen Lawyers and one of the most experienced lawyer and solicitor in Adelaide. Richard was admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of South Australia in 1978 and has been practicing as a lawyer for over 40 years.

Richard has worked in a wide range of legal areas and has represented clients all over Australia in a range of jurisdictions. He is an experienced litigator in the District Court, with the greater part of his civil practice being in this jurisdiction along with the Supreme Court.

Significant cases that Richard has recently worked on include a successful class action for 65 medical practitioners in the Federal Court, over 35 acquittals in drink driving cases and a landmark case in the Family Court involving surrogacy which was the first of its kind at the time in Australia. He is also highly experienced in working with rural communities having operated a branch office in Ceduna for over 15 years.

Given his impressive and extensive experience and knowledge, Richard has the ability to handle any matter in most of areas of law. Richard takes a hands on and personal approach to ensure his clients achieve the best possible legal outcome.

Background

  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Adelaide 1978)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice South Australian Institute of Technology 1979
  • Accredited Mediation Certificate Bond University 2000
  • Professional Certificate Advanced Course Arbitration and Mediation 2001
  • Principal, Armour Allen (since 1979)
  • Member, Law Society South Australia
  • Member Small practice Committee law Society S.A
  • Former member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Law Society S.A
  • Former member Law Council of Australia
  • Former Honorary Solicitor for Victims Of Crime Service(“VOCS”)
  • Member Rotary Club of Adelaide West (since 1984)
  • 2003: Appointed by the Real Estate Institute of Australia to preside over a disciplinary hearing in relation to a complaint against a real estate agent
  • Practice includes both conciliation, mediation work and pro-bono mediator at the Adelaide Magistrates Court
  • Since commencing legal practice he has managed up to 6 legal practitioners and 11 support staff
Lawyer working

Richard Armour

PRINCIPAL
47 Wright Street, Adelaide
SA, 5000
Phone: (08) 8231 5755
Email: legal@armourallen.com

Testimonials & Client Thank You Letters

Richard Armour handled my estate matter with such integrity. He is a very knowledgeable, experienced and honest lawyer. His staff was very professional and my questions were answered promptly and professionally no matter what day and time. Great service.

Jeffrey

Christine

I highly recommend Richard Armour to my family and friends. His outstanding knowledge, advice and legal representation brought my property settlement case to a successful conclusion. The process was well explained from start to finish and he made me feel at ease along the way.
Thank you sincerely for all your efforts over the past year. All your hard work resulted in me seeing my children on a weekly basis which I will be forever grateful for. Your personal care and attention to detail helped me tremendously throughout the process. Highly recommend Richard for a fast and cost-effective solution.

Peter

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