Robert has a broad civil practice in all core areas of chambers. He has acted in complex litigation, acting as sole counsel in s.204 homelessness appeals and multi-day employment trials, and junior counsel in the Court of Appeal and in multi-track trials. Robert is accomplished in drafting and advisory work, maintaining a busy paperwork practice alongside his court work. Robert has received praise from both professional and lay clients in respect of his client care.

Business & Property Law

Robert has represented, advised and drafted pleadings for both claimants and defendants in a wide variety of general contractual disputes. This applies to both business-to-business and business-to-consumer disputes.

Robert is also regularly instructed by tenants and landlords in disputes relating to residential and commercial property.

In addition, Robert represents debtors and creditors in winding-up petitions.

Recent matters

  • Represented a small construction business seeking to recover debt pursuant to unpaid invoices for groundwork undertaken at a development site
  • Represented a homeowner in respect of a claim related to a kitchen installation
  • Represented a local authority in a one-day trial claiming for unpaid service charges
  • Advised purchasers of a new-build property in respect of possible claims against the developer for defects in the property
  • Advised the seller of property under an auction in respect of whether they could forfeit the deposit paid by the purchaser who failed to substantially complete the purchase

Areas of Expertise

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  • University of Law – BPTC LLM (Outstanding, Distinction)
  • University College London, LLB (First-class marks in Year 2 and 3 subjects)

Scholarships & Awards

  • Lord Denning Scholarship (Major BPTC scholarship awarded by Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Buchanan Prize (Awarded by Lincoln’s Inn for achieving an Outstanding on the BPTC)
  • 4 King’s Bench Walk Prize for Advocacy (awarded by the University of Law for the aggregate-highest marks in the advocacy assessments on the BPTC)

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