After graduating from law school in Paris and having obtained a LLM at Harvard Law School, Henri de RICHEMONT joined the law firms of KIRLIN CAMPBELL & KEATING in New-York and INCE & CO in London.
Back to his father's law firm in Paris where he became a partner, he opened a shipping law department within the firm.
Henri de RICHEMONT intervenes in France and abroad and mainly in French speaking Africa. He has been involved in major casualties such as the "AMOCO CADIZ", the "TANIA" and the "PRESTIGE".
He has managed many cases with respect to collisions, salvage, groundings as well as charter-party disputes.
He is a director of the "CLUSTER MARITIME FRANCAIS" and of the "INSTITUT FRANCAIS DE LA MER". He is a supporting member of the LMAA.
Henri de RICHEMONT is the author of several reports concerning the "Motorways of the Sea" and is at the origin of the French International Register (R.I.F.).