Robert has a broad commercial and financial dispute practice, with specialist focus in agreements arising out of property, infrastructure, finance, banking and shareholder disputes, as well as wider fraud. He practiced at Clyde & Co LLP in England in claims before the Commercial Court and Chancery Division of the High Court where he handled large loss claims for international blue–chip clients from a variety of commercial industries in complex, multi–party and cross–jurisdictional disputes.
He has substantial international experience before arbitral tribunals and in the courts of offshore jurisdictions, in particular, the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (“DIFC Courts”). Robert’s work involves issues as to applicable law, jurisdiction and cross border enforcement including handling multi–jurisdiction enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards. He regularly represents clients in arbitrations governed by various institutional rules including DIAC, DIFC– LCIA and ICC and has represented several high– profile individuals in the region in high value employment disputes.