Robert specialises in dispute resolution and is a key member of our top-tier ranked and nationally recognised Agriculture team.
Robert has a broad practice, with particular emphasis on business ownership disputes, commercial disputes, inheritance and trust disputes, disputes concerning the ownership and occupation of land, and wider regulatory issues.
A sample of Robert’s recent work and key experiences includes:
Advising a GLA-regulated agribusiness in respect of claims brought by former workers for multi-million pound damages for breach of contract, negligence, harassment and breach of the Human Rights Act.
An inheritance dispute where a multi-million pound Farm has been transferred to certain members of the family in breach of an earlier promise to other members of the family.
Advising a high-net individual in connection with claims concerning ownership of land and breach of trusts claims, which involved complex issues of misrepresentation, capacity and undue influence.
Advising on a high-value professional negligence claim against former solicitors and surveyors respectively in connection with the negotiations of an Option Agreement and the subsequent undervaluation.
Advising in respect of the existence and terms of a multi-million pound farm partnership and its subsequent dissolution and accounting.
Advising a well-known agribusiness in respect of defamation and reputational management issues, injunctive relief and subsequent high-value contractual disputes arising from a Channel 4 News investigation.
Advising the executors in connection with claims brought by the residuary beneficiaries concerning the administration of a high-value estate;
Clients have described Robert as “truly professional”, “very able” and “consistently attentive and supportive”.