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Robert is an experienced Civil Practitioner with an emphasis on all types of personal injury work. He undertakes all aspects of contentious and non-contentious work and has extensive experience of trial advocacy on both the Fast Track and Multi Track. Robert is also considered as an expert in providing advices on quantum and liability, and in drafting complex statements of case. Robert endeavours to respond to clients within 24 hours of any request.

PERSONAL INJURY

Robert specialises in personal injury litigation and he has extensive experience in all areas of personal injury practice and procedure. He is instructed in equal measure by both Claimants and Defendants.

Robert is regularly called upon to act in complex and high value claims but is also available for standard trials, disposal hearings and interlocutory matters. He is currently instructed in a number of fatal accident cases and has represented both insurers and the family of the recently deceased following fatal road traffic collisions and fatal accidents at work.

Regular instructions are received for claims in the following fields:

Road Traffic Accidents
Low-Velocity Impact cases
Credit Hire Fraud Public Liability
Employers Liability
Industrial Disease Claims

INQUESTS AND TRIBUNALS

Robert is regularly instructed to appear at inquests and disciplinary and tribunal hearings.

Robert is experienced at providing legal advice and representation to any family, individual or organisation who have any degree of involvement or interest in an inquest in the Coroner’s Court. He regularly appear at inquests, representing:

Bereaved families
Individuals or companies who may have caused or contributed to a death
Employers, government departments and local authorities or other organisations whose conduct is under scrutiny
Insurers, and other interested parties
Robert is able to provide practical and expert legal advice with compassion, sensitivity, and respect, recognising that inquests can be very emotive proceedings. Nevertheless, Robert is committed to robust and fearless representation of his clients, even where the cause might seem unpopular or difficult. Robert can provide expert advice and representation in a wide variety of cases, including:

Deaths arising from road traffic accidents
Breaches of health and safety legislation
Hospital or care home
Medical error or neglect
Unlawful killings
Deaths in police and prison custody
Suicide

PRIVATE PROSECUTIONS

Robert frequently receives instructions to undertake private prosecutions on behalf of a number of organisations. He is also called upon to act in matters which may have a concurrent civil liability where he is expected to conduct the subsequent civil trial.

He also represents insurers or the family of the deceased in Inquests.

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