Qualifying in 1984, Robert has acted for those within the insurance and reinsurance industry during the course of his career spanning over 35 years.
Robert joined Carter Perry Bailey as a Consultant in 2012, having been a Partner and Consultant at several leading insurance law firms. In order to maintain his rights of audience in Europe, he qualified as a Solicitor in The Republic of Ireland in 2018.
He has advised in insurance and reinsurance business, from policy wordings to liabilities arising and coverage disputes. Throughout that time his clients have ranged from carriers, brokers, intermediaries, insureds and reinsureds. His approach has been wherever possible to reach practical commercial solutions.
His practice has therefore been both non-contentious and contentious. Non-contentious advice on policy wordings across most classes of cover, FSA regulation and compliance, run-off strategies, disaster management for major infrastructure projects, as well as the setting up of off-shore insurance entities such as Captives and Cell bodies.
He has been instrumental in developing legal interpretation of novel coverage areas – travel, business interruption, event cancellation, contingency – for various parties in the insurance industry.