After many years in partnership, Robin is now a consultant with the firm. He is a highly experienced litigator, specialising in particular in commodity trade arbitrations.

    He has appeared in several jurisdictions both as Lead Counsel and as an expert witness including in particular in the Bombay High Court and before the Court of Arbitration of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce.

    Robin has participated in Arbitrations under the rules of amongst others the ICC, Refined Sugar Association, London Metal exchange, and the LMAA.

    Robin has built up an extensive network of overseas colleagues as the vast majority of his work has involved international clients and parties have chosen overseas jurisdictions, his travels have taken him far and wide. China, British Virgin Islands, Lagos, Nigeria, Hong Kong and many others are illustrations of the international nature of Robin’s practice and the overseas clients he has represented.

    • Frozen Chinese rabbits where the ships refrigeration system broke down
    • The theft of a whole train load of Russian aluminium having been diverted to the “wrong” warehouse over the Finnish border

    Firmwide awards

    • Solicitors for the Elderly
    • British Italian Lawyers Association
    • Indian Council of Arbitration
    • Super Lawyers
    • Who's Who Legal
    • Legal 500 2019
    • UK Lawyer Top 200 - Listed Firm 2019
    • Chambers 2019
    • Times Best Law Firm 2020