“Robert provides prompt turnaround of work, coupled with straight forward advice; he will always have a careful eye on prospects and tactics when advising”
“In a very limited time Robert grasped the case thoroughly. He was very committed and advised me at every stage. I highly recommend Robert for his strong advocacy skills”
Public Access Client
“A big thank you for stepping in at such short notice. I am very appreciative and happy with the work you did today, and have sung your praises to the Local Authority”
Property Litigation Partner, Bristol
Robert joined chambers after the successful completion of his pupillage in 2008. He has established a busy practice and is relied upon by instructing solicitors for his clear and pragmatic advice. He is particularly praised for his thorough preparation and sound advocacy.
Robert has significant experience in dealing with matrimonial finance matters. His experience includes cases involving substantial assets including business assets, pensions and trusts. He has an eye for detail and a pro-active approach to negotiating a settlement.
Robert has a thorough understanding of disputes involving unmarried couples and claims made under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.
In private law children matters, Robert is known for having excellent client care skills. He recognises that proceedings are often emotionally traumatic for clients. He regularly appears in contested contact and domestic violence disputes.
Landlord and Tenant
Robert acts for both landlords and tenants in a wide range of disputes arising out of residential tenancies.
He has a particular expertise in and understanding of possession claims and those claims where an injunction is sought for anti-social behaviour. He regularly represents social landlords seeking such injunctions both with and without notice. He often advises on and drafts the detail to be included with such applications.
Robert has been involved in numerous committal proceedings for breach of anti-social behaviour injunctions. Such cases have included the complex issue of capacity and consideration of the custody threshold.