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Rob has a leading reputation in acting investment banks, funds and private equity clients investing in the maritime and offshore industries.

A recognised practitioner with more than two decades of experience advising on shipping transactions, Rob has led from the buy side in most of the large non-performing shipping loan portfolio transactions in the market over the past few years and on numerous large and complex restructurings, M&A transactions, joint ventures and structured financings.


  • University of Exeter Law School, 2001
  • University of Exeter, 2000

  • England and Wales

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked in Chambers Global for Global Market Leaders Shipping: Finance, 2021-2023
  • Ranked in Chambers UK for UK-wide Asset Finance: Shipping Finance, 2020-2023
  • Listed as a Leading Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK for Transport finance and leasing, 2022