Robert has more than 20 years’ experience in insurance law and complementary areas, focusing primarily on property damage and associated recoveries, public and products liability and professional indemnity claims. Robert also has significant experience in defending multi-defendant asbestos-related claims.
His client experience is broad, including acting for Australia’s largest general insurers, Lloyds of London Syndicates, supermarkets, State Government, Universities, Mutuals, Councils, professionals, transport companies and the operators of large infrastructure and building projects.
Robert provides his clients with legal services that are not only technically sound but cost effective. He aims to constantly manage his clients’ expectations so there are “no surprises” in the cost and potential outcome of matters.
Robert is acknowledged for his expertise in personal injury law, and is listed by Australasian Lawyer in their 2022 list of 5-Star Personal Injury Lawyers and Law Firms. He was named Lawyer of the Year (2021) in the category of Personal Injury Litigation by Best Lawyers Australia. Robert has also been recognised by Best Lawyers Australia as a leading lawyer in Insurance Law and Personal Injury Law since 2014, and in Product Injury Litigation since 2021. Doyle’s Guide has also acknowledged Robert’s expertise since 2018, and as a Leading Defendant Public & Product Liability Lawyer in their 2022 edition.
Robert is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.