Professor Richter is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Law & Justice 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.

Professional membership

  • 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