Robert is a partner in Dentons' Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group based in Hong Kong.
He specialises in international arbitration and cross border litigation, as well as various forms of alternative dispute resolution, with particular experience in the financial services, technology and energy sectors.
Robert has been involved in a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes, typically involving an international element, including contractual disputes, shareholder and joint venture disputes, private equity disputes and fraud.
As well as acting as counsel, Robert accepts arbitral appointments and is a member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) List of Arbitrators.
Robert is ranked as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution: Arbitration in Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 and as a Recommended Lawyer for both Arbitration and Litigation by Legal 500 Hong Kong 2018.
Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 reports that Robert "receives considerable praise from both clients and peers, who consider him to be 'a very experienced and well regarded' lawyer in the arbitration area" and that "one interviewee further singles out that he is 'phenomenal in his ability to spot the issues and prepare a suitable strategy to resolve said issues in the most beneficial manner possible.'"
According to Chambers Asia Pacific 2018, "Robert has impressed with clear advice and by being robust and innovative on strategy."
Among various appointments, Robert is a Council member of The Law Society of Hong Kong, Co-Chair of the Inter Pacific Bar Association's (IPBA) Dispute Resolution & Arbitration Committee a member of the HKIAC's Belt and Road Advisory Committee.
Robert regularly speaks at conferences in Hong Kong and overseas on dispute resolution, particularly on international arbitration.