Robert is recognised as a leading matrimonial finance specialist across the north of England, concentrating in this area of law for over 20 years and having an established practice on both sides of the Pennines. He deals with all ranges of complex and high value cases that regularly involve issues of non-matrimonial source, companies, trusts and overseas assets, forensic analysis of resources and high income maintenance disputes. Robert has a background in accountancy prior to being called to the Bar which compliments and enhances his work; in particular this assists in his understanding and specialism in relation to all aspects of corporate assets including the analysis of complex corporate structures and investigating drawings and trading activity of an owner/manager. Robert lectured to the Judicial College in 2019 on corporate valuations and the approach to companies in financial remedy cases. He has spoken more recently on the impact of Covid-19 on existing cases and on future applications. He is known for his detailed cross-examination skills and strong court presence. However, Robert is also able to give clear, realistic and practical advice and guidance to assist in reaching resolution of a case. Robert conducts private FDRs and is a recognised arbitrator. He is the Head of the Family Law Team at Broadway House Chambers.
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Chambers and Partners 2021