Full Name: Mr Lucien Richter
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0434 055 365
Chambers: David Ross Chambers
Date of Admission: 28 Aug 2011
Called to the Bar: 30 Apr 2015
Qualifications: BA, LLB
Previous Occupation: Solicitor, Robert Stary Lawyers


Lucien Richter comes to the Bar with enviable experience as a solicitor advocate. He is a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial Preferred barrister.

Prior to the Bar, Lucien was employed at Robert Stary Lawyers (now Stary Norton Halphin) where he conducted a practice in criminal law, appearing daily in courts in all jurisdictions in Victoria at Melbourne and at regional courts.

During this time, Lucien’s exceptional skills as an advocate were such that he was briefed to represent clients in the Supreme Court, the County Court, the Magistrates’ Court and the Children’s Court. Specifically, Lucien’s appearances included bail applications in the Supreme Court; as junior trial counsel in the County Court; and, in the Children’s Court in pleas, bail applications and intervention order applications.

Lucien has also appeared as counsel and instructed in coercive inquisitorial examinations, including before the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC), the Office of the Chief Examiner (OCE) and Australian Crime Commission (ACC).

As a solicitor at Robert Stary Lawyers and also through his work at North Melbourne Legal Service and Sunshine Youth Legal Centre, Lucien has demonstrated a strong commitment to ensuring that members of the community who seek legal advice and representation have ready access to such services.

Lucien read with David Hallowes.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

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