Robert accepts briefs in all areas of law, to advise and appear throughout Australia and abroad. His principal areas of practice are commercial, public law, tax and white-collar crime disputes. He has particular expertise in arbitration, as counsel and tribunal secretary.
Before the Bar, Robert was a solicitor at Clayton Utz, and Slaughter and May in London, with a broad disputes and investigations practice. In both Australia and the United Kingdom he has acted for financial institutions, governments, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, manufacturers and companies in the resources sector, as well as individuals.
Previously, he was Tribunal Secretary to Professor Doug Jones AO, international arbitrator.
Formerly, he was tipstaff to the Hon. Justice P A Bergin AO, Chief Judge in Equity.
Robert holds degrees from the University of Cambridge and the University of Sydney.