Described by instructing solicitors as an ‘excellent advocate…able to make clear, well-structured submissions in a confident and relaxed manner’ and ‘great in conference’, Robert accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ main practice areas with a particular interest and expertise in police law, public law, information law and inquests.
Recent highlights in Robert’s practice have included his ongoing participation in two high profile inquests: the inquest into the death of Alexander Perepilichnyy (as junior to Fiona Barton QC) and the re-opened inquest into the 1974 Birmingham Pub Bombings (as junior to Jeremy Johnson QC).
Robert likes to bring a pragmatic and problem-solving approach to his cases; he has been praised for his ability to adapt to the needs of his clients.
Robert is appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel. He is Security cleared.