Overview of Practice
Robert is a specialist criminal practitioner who started out at the independent Bar at 3 Temple Gardens, then at 2 Dyer’s Buildings, now Drystone Chambers, prosecuting and defending the broad spectrum of criminal work. Since 2010 Robert has been employed by Shearman Bowen & Co, a leading City of London white-collar crime firm, as in-house counsel where his practice was revolved around Southwark Crown Court and the Central Criminal Court. He is regularly instructed as leading, led and sole counsel, defending both private and publicly funded clients charged with the full spectrum of serious criminal work.
Recent instructions have included:
Robert is a member of the Criminal Bar Association and is authorised by the Bar Council to undertake Direct Access work.
Robert is also very proud to be Chair of Governors at an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ all-through Academy situated at the heart of one of the most ethnically diverse and socio-economically challenged communities in the country.