Robert mainly provides assistance in charterparty disputes and cargo claims, both in the High Court of England & Wales and in LMAA Arbitrations.
In recent years, Robert has developed a portfolio of consultancy work in the field of remotely controlled and autonomous ships, for a range of maritime authorities and private clients; principally offering expertise on matters of law reform, regulatory compliance, and liability. Robert is a member of the Comité Maritime International Working Group on Unmanned Ships, and has represented the NGO at both the Legal Committee and Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) (MASS Working Group).
Before joining Winter Scott in 2021, Robert was a Lecturer in Maritime Law at the University of Southampton and an Academic Member of the Institute of Maritime Law (IML). During this time, he taught both students and maritime professionals across a range of areas, but principally wet shipping and admiralty. Robert remains a Visiting Member of the IML.
LL.B (Soton) (2011)
LL.M (Maritime Law) (Distinction) (Soton) (2012)
LPC (University of Law, London, 2021-23)