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Richard Sletvold

Special Counsel

LLB(Hons), BMa&CompSci (Stats), GDLP  


Richard has over 7 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer and has worked on billions-of-dollars’ worth of high-risk, high-value, strategic and sensitive matters for the Commonwealth over his career.  

He recently joined FAL Lawyers from Australian Government Solicitor. 

Areas of Expertise

  • General contract law 
  • Procurement and tendering 
  • Governance and probity 
  • Corporations, markets, financial services and consumer credit law 
  • Intellectual property 
  • Information and communications technology 
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy 
  • Dispute resolution and litigation

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of the ACT (2023–) 
  • Pro bono volunteer, Youth Law Australia (2021–23)
  • Member, Australian Government Legal Service (2018–23)