Professor Richter is an Adjunct Professor in the Victoria Law School at Victoria University.
Professor Richter was admitted to practice as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1970 and appointed Queen's Counsel in 1985.
He has a full time practice, specialising in criminal law and associated fields and is formerly a part-time tutor in Torts and Evidence at the University of Melbourne.
- member, Victorian Bar Council, 1975-6, 1998-9
- chairman, Criminal Bar Association of Victoria, 1986-9
- part-time Commissioner, Law Reform Commission of Victoria, 1989-1992
- president, Victorian Council for Civil Liberties, 1994-6