Robert specialises in insolvency/restructuring, banking, commercial and company law. He has acted in relation to a number of bank insolvencies, most notably the Lehman Brothers Waterfall II litigation.
Most of the cases in which Robert is instructed have an international element. These include an arbitration against a sovereign state, various cross-border insolvencies, and offshore trust litigation.
As an advocate, Robert has appeared as sole counsel at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal, and as junior counsel in more complex, high-value disputes. His clients range from private individuals and small businesses to large banks and hedge funds