Robert is an Associate Director in Osborne Clarke’s construction and engineering disputes team, having specialised in contentious construction matters since qualifying in 2012.
Robert has experience in a wide variety of contentious construction work involving litigation and various forms of alternative dispute resolution and avoidance, including arbitration, mediation, direct negotiation and adjudication. He has worked with employers, main contractors, sub-contractors and local authorities, and has acted on various types of disputes including claims in relation to defects, variations, extensions of time, delay and disruption and final account disputes.
Robert regularly deals with many of the major forms of construction contract including JCT, NEC and PPC. Notably, Robert has worked on several large TCC litigations, including one of the largest pieces of litigation conducted in the TCC involving a major transport and infrastructure project in the UK.
Robert studied Law at the University of Bristol before completing his training at Trowers & Hamlins in London and Oman. He qualified in 2012 into their construction disputes department, before joining Osborne Clarke in January 2017.