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Practice Summary

Robert commenced pupillage at One Essex Court in October 2020, and is looking forward to developing a broad commercial practice across the full range of Chambers’ work.

Education

  • City Law School, University of London: Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding – ranked 1st in the year) [2019-2020]
  • Keble College, University of Oxford: BA (Hons) with Senior Status in Jurisprudence (First Class) [2017-2019]
  • New College, University of Oxford: BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (First Class) [2013-2017]

Academic Awards

  • Senior Scarman Scholarship (for the best overall performance in the year), City Law School, University of London [2020]
  • Sweet & Maxwell Prize (for the highest mark in Company Law), City Law School, University of London [2020]
  • Academic Scholarship, City Law School, University of London [2019]
  • Princess Royal Scholarship (for the BPTC year), Inner Temple [2019]
  • Beloff Scholarship (for the BCL – unclaimed), Trinity College, University of Oxford [2019]
  • Wronker Prize (for the best performance in Jurisprudence), University of Oxford [2019]
  • Gibbs Book Prize (for overall performance in Contract, Tort, Land Law, and Trusts), University of Oxford [2019]
  • Academic Scholarship, Keble College, University of Oxford [2019]
  • Six College Examination Prizes, Keble College, University of Oxford [2018]
  • Princess Royal Scholarship (the top award for those converting to Law), Inner Temple [2018]
  • In PPE finals’ examinations, ranked 1st in the year in 1 paper and top 5 in the year in 5 papers [2017]
  • Academic Scholarship, New College, University of Oxford [2014]
  • Distinction in PPE preliminary examinations, University of Oxford [2014]

Publications

  • MWB: Modifications, Wrangles, and Bypassing’ [2018] LMCLQ 441, which has been cited by the Singapore Court of Appeal

Previous Experience

  • Pro bono tribunal advocate, Flat Justice CIC [2020]
  • Tutor in Contract, Tort, and Trusts, Bloomsbury Law Tutors [2019-2020]
  • Employment Law volunteer, Free Representation Unit [2018]
  • Debating ‘Scholar-in-Residence’, EXPLO, Yale University [2016]
  • President, the Oxford Union [2016]