Retirement of Richard Hegarty

Richard Hegarty, Solicitor Member of the SDT since 2009, retired on 15 August 2019. Richard, in his piece for this year’s Annual Report acknowledged the considerable changes he had seen during his time at the Tribunal including in respect of the complexity of cases. The Tribunal’s values of independence, impartiality and transparency were evident whenever Richard was at the Tribunal.

The President of the SDT, Edward Nally, commented on Richard’s time as a Member of the SDT and said:

Richard has been a wonderful colleague. I will miss his sense of fairness and crystal clarity of thought coupled with a keen sense of justice. Long experience in his work and practice added such great value to his duties at the Tribunal ."

Members and staff of the SDT wish Richard a happy retirement from the Tribunal.