Robert is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Department dealing with Commercial Insolvency and Property based disputes. He qualified in 1991, becoming a Partner and Head of Litigation at South Coast commercial practice, Steele Raymond LLP and joined Trethowans as a Partner in 2019.

Notable work highlights

  • Advising Director in relation to £12.5 million loans and Administration of property company based in central London – this required advice on the Administration- challenge to Administration and detailed commercial negotiations;
  • Acting for Liquidators in claim for £300,000 plus against former Directors – dealing with breach of duty claims and limitation issues;
  • Acting for Directors of company resisting breach of duty claims in excess of £800,000.
  • Successful negotiation with lenders claiming £560,000 re finance claims against company and restructure;
  • Acting for IT company against Energy Company for claim in excess of £1.1 million
  • Acting on behalf of software company in protecting its insurance software model and successfully enforcing intellectual property rights;
  • Acting for foreign based investment Company in connection with Contractual Dispute.

Accreditations & Memberships

  • Member of the Property Litigation Association
  • R3 Member

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