Richard Beasley (author)

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Richard Beasley
Born 1964 (age 51–52)
Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation Author, barrister
Nationality Australian
Education Adelaide University
Sydney University
Notable works Hell Has Harbour Views
The Ambulance Chaser
Children 2

Richard Beasley (born 1964) is an Australian author and barrister.

Early life and career[edit]

Beasley grew up in Adelaide, South Australia and completed undergraduate studies at the University of Adelaide before moving to Sydney where he completed postgraduate studies at the University of Sydney and worked as a solicitor until 1997.[1] He was admitted as a barrister in New South Wales in 1997.[2] Richard Beasley has twin sons: James and Nicholas.

Writing career[edit]

Beasley has published two novels, Hell Has Harbour Views (2001) and The Ambulance Chaser (2004).[1] The books are both set in Sydney and are about corrupt law firms and insurance companies respectively. His first novel was adapted as a television film, first aired on Australian ABC TV in 2005.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Interview with Richard Beasley". Boredofstudies Student Community. 2005-05-12. Retrieved 2009-01-15. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Professional Biography of Richard Beasley". Level Nine Wentworth Chambers. Retrieved 2009-01-15.