Robert is an Associate in the Commercial and Private Client Litigation team specialising in agricultural and property litigation as well as contentious probate matters and commercial disputes. Robert has worked with a variety of clients in the agricultural, private and business sectors. He joined Clarke Willmott in 2014 after completing his training with a firm in North Devon.
Robert is a member of the Agricultural Lawyers Association.
- Robert recently acted for a land owner whose application for first registration / adverse possession before the Registrar at HM Land Registry was subject to an objection. The matter ultimately settled in favour of his client.
- He successfully acted for a tenant farmer whose landlord tried to obtain vacant possession by serving a notice to quit the holding due to alleged non-agricultural use in breach of the tenancy agreement.
- Robert successfully defended a claim for damages by a well known animal welfare charity, following a dispute as to the terms of an animal adoption agreement.
- He also acted in a complex co-ownership dispute in relation to a London property and following a breakdown in family relations.