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Robert is the founder of Postlethwaite Solicitors, a boutique law firm that specialises in all areas of employee ownership. Robert’s expertise is in the implementation of employee share ownership plans, specialising in the arrangement of ownership succession via employee trusts, and tax-advantaged employee ownership trusts (EOTs), and in addition arranging share incentive plans, EMI options, LTIPs and agreeing share valuations with HM Revenue and Customs.

He is the author of The Employee Ownership Manual, a guide to structuring employee ownership for company owners and their advisers (published October 2019 by Spiramus Press).

He has written and lectured extensively on employee ownership in the UK and overseas and has written or been featured in many news reports on employee ownership.


LLB (Hons) University of Bristol.

The College of Law, Guildford

Professional Memberships

Share Plan Lawyers Group

Employee Ownership Association Membership Council

The Law Society


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