Robert has a broad civil litigation practice focused on Intellectual Property, Professional Negligence and Personal Injury. He handles a wide range of claims including multi-claimant £multi-million professional negligence cases concerning off-plan property developments and complicated cases concerning patents.
He has appeared as sole counsel in the Court of Appeal & High Court and regularly appears in interlocutory matters, trials and appeals in the County Court.
Prior to commencing practice at the Bar, Robert was employed as a scientist at AstraZeneca, worked at Molecular Profiles on patent infringement testing of pharmaceutical drug substances & drug products and on a multi-national patent litigation case concerning extended wear contact lenses in the IP/IT department at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.
Robert has a keen interest in pharmaceutical patents and has been invited to give presentations and chair sessions at international conferences in this field, including Assa International IWPCPS-13.
He is known for his attention to detail and achieving the best result for the client even in the most challenging case.
Away from Hardwicke Robert is a reef aquarium enthusiast.
BSc. (Hons) (Chemistry)
PhD (Synthetic Organic Chemistry)
Royal Society of Chemistry Law Interest Group
Intellectual Property Bar Association
Personal Injury Bar Association
Professional Negligence Bar Association