Robert Winspear acted for the successful petitioner in Krishna v Gowrie and others  EWHC 1538 (ch)
Published: 5th Jul 2023
Robert practices commercial, chancery, employment, contract and property law. Robert is currently acting in two long-running cases in the High Court: Krishna v Gowrie & Ors (acting for the petitioner in a high-value unfair prejudice petition) and The Republic of Mozambique v Credit Suisse International & Ors (acting for the former Deputy Finance Minister of Mozambique in one of the largest commercial trials of 2023). Robert has also recently acted for the successful Respondent in the Court of Appeal in Kowalek v Hassanein Ltd  EWCA Civ 1041.
As sole counsel, Robert is instructed in multi-day employment trials, commercial and residential property disputes, contractual disputes and contentious probate disputes. Robert also maintains a busy advisory practice alongside his court work.
Robert has good experience of large commercial trials and working within a counsel team. Robert is also comfortable acting as sole counsel in smaller commercial/chancery matters.
Robert acts for both employers and employees in all areas of employment law. Robert provides advice between each step of the litigation to ensure the claim/defence and the supporting evidence is presented as effectively as possible. Robert can also advise on settlement where necessary.
Robert has represented, advised and drafted pleadings for both claimants and defendants in a variety of contractual disputes. Robert has appeared in multi-track cases and is experienced in dealing with CCMC’s for more senior counsel where the client wishes to maximise cost efficiency.
Robert acts for both landlords and tenants in all aspects of commercial and residential property law. This includes boundary disputes, latent defects, possession, disrepair, homelessness, forfeiture, interim injunctions and regulatory matters.
Published: 5th Jul 2023
Robert Winspear provides the fifth instalment of our Renters (Reform) Bill Tour, covering rent increases.
Published: 22nd Jun 2023
A webinar explaining how to assess quantum in rent repayment order applications by reference to recent caselaw.
Published: 31st Jan 2023
Rent Repayment Orders: the Court of Appeal has this morning handed down judgment in Kowalek v Hassanein Ltd dismissing the tenants’ appeal from the Upper Tribunal.
Published: 25th Jul 2022
Robert Winspear discusses the recent Upper Tribunal decision in Hallett v Parker  UKUT 165
Published: 30th Jun 2022
Barristers Robert Winspear & Desmond Kilcoyne will be providing some virtual training for our next Housing Webinar
Published: 3rd Feb 2022
Robert Winspear discusses the Court of Appeal’s decision in LB Barking and Dagenham v Persons Unknown  EWCA Civ 13
Published: 26th Jan 2022
Too little too late: Successful PSED challenge to a possession order
Published: 21st Dec 2021
What you don’t know can hurt you (if you are a local authority making a private sector offer)
Published: 2nd Dec 2021
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