"A tour de force – an ambitious, energetic and thorough lawyer." Known for his work in business crime. "He is a national figure, a leader in the field in Leeds and nationally. A power broker who is held in extremely high regard." (Chambers UK 2013)
Rob is recognised throughout the UK as one of the foremost experts in crime and the field of fraud. Chairman of the Serious Fraud Association, Rob is a High Court Advocate undertaking fraud, regulatory, tax, motoring and general criminal matters, working with clients throughout the North of England and across the UK.
“I really enjoy my job and care passionately about the rights of the individual. Our advocacy team is currently rated number one within Yorkshire and number four within the UK and we put that down to working in a smart, dedicated, consistent and very personal way with all our clients. Delivering on what we promise, when you’re in a hole, we’re the ones to get you out of it.
“Approachable, astute, practical and frank, my no nonsense approach will quickly get to the heart of the matter with rapid and creative decision making that keeps us one step ahead of the opposition. Covering every angle and then some, it’s important to ‘out think’ our adversaries with a confidence born of preparation, intelligent strategy and full service capability supported by our colleagues within the wider practice.
Rob is a member of SAHCA, CLSA, the International Criminal BAR and Law Society’s Duty Solicitor Scheme.
- 1998 Trained at Irwin Mitchell
- 1998 Joined Clarion
- 1992 Invited to become a Partner and head up ABR Solicitors