Robert is a Consultant to the law firms Walbrook Law LLP and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP based in the City of London. He has specialised in employment law since qualifying as a solicitor in 1995. He has represented both private and public sector employers in all aspects of employment law including day-to-day advisory matters, large-scale advisory projects often with an international component, outsourcings, M&A work and defending Employment Tribunal claims, particularly high value discrimination and whistleblowing claims. His employer clients include a national retailer, an international construction and engineering business and an international mortgage servicing business; and he regularly acts for individual clients in the Financial Services, Real Estate and Healthcare sectors. 

He is a member of the Legislative and Policy Committee of the Employment Lawyers Association, was co-author of the Employment and Pensions section of Butterworth's PFI Manual and contributed to the initial publication of Croner’s Discrimination Law. He has worked extensively with charities throughout his career on a pro bono advisory basis. He is also a trustee of the British Society for Immunology.