Called to the Bar: 2010
Robert has a diverse practice, spanning all areas of commercial law. He is ranked in Doyle's Guide to the Legal Profession as one of Australia's leading junior counsel for commercial litigation and dispute resolution, and insolvency. He is ranked in the same guide as one of Australia's preeminent junior counsel in competition law.
Robert's practice extends to equity, trusts and property matters, regulatory proceedings, corporations matters and general commercial disputes. He also practices in the areas of public and administrative law.
Robert has particular expertise in competition law, and is regularly briefed to appear in cases and investigations in that area. Robert has acted for and against the ACCC in a range of competition matters, including in connection with regulatory investigations and merger approvals. He also has experience in the emerging field of criminal cartel law. Robert has appeared in many of the most significant competition cases in Australia in recent years.
Robert has extensive experience in class actions, acting for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has appeared in class action matters in both the Federal Court and State courts. He appeared for the plaintiff in the long-running Queensland Floods proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, one of the largest ever class actions to go to trial in Australia.
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Core Practice Areas
- Commissions of Inquiry
- Competition and Consumer Law
- Corporations and Insolvency
- Equity and Property
- Insurance and Reinsurance
- Representative Proceedings
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