Richard Burcher is a former New Zealand practicing lawyer and managing partner with over 35 years experience. Following post‐graduate study in pricing‐related disciplines, Richard has been based in London since 2012 as the Managing Director of Validatum (UK) Limited. Legal commentators regularly describe him as the leading law firm pricing consultant in the world.
His pricing consultancy services and speaking engagements take him throughout the UK, Asia, India, Europe, Australasia and North America.
A regular speaker at national and international conferences his legal services pricing research and commentary have been widely published or cited in Commonwealth Law Journal, Global Legal Post, Managing Partner, Harvard Business Review and the Pricing Journal amongst others.
Richard is a member of the Brussels-based European Pricing Platform and a member of the Professional Pricing Society (USA). He is also an Advisory Panel member of the United States True Value Partnership Institute and a consultant in India’s foremost legal profession consultancy, Legal League Consulting.
He has worked with a broad cross‐section of barrister’s chambers and law firms with turnovers of £10 million ($US15m) to £900 million ($US1.5b).