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Rob is an associate in the Energy & Natural Resources Group. Following his previous military career, Rob trained and qualified at Reed Smith. Rob’s core areas of practice are commercial litigation and international arbitration in the context of the commodities and energy industries.

Rob has experience of dealing with a range of complex international and domestic disputes, from pre-action strategy through to trial and appeals, including high value civil fraud, claims against states, and breaches of commercial agreements. He has acted on international arbitrations under LCIA, GAFTA, FOSFA, ICA, UNCITRAL, CIArb and Ad Hoc rules, and litigation cases before the Commercial Court and Court of Appeal.


  • BPP Law School, London, UK, 2016, M.A., (LPC with Business), Distinction
  • Sheffield Hallam University, 2015, LL.B., Law, First Class with Honours

  • Angleterre et Pays de Galles