Since being elected managing partner in 2011, Robert has seen the turnover of the firm increase by over 40% and staff numbers rise to nearly 300.
Robert’s vision for the firm is simple – to provide excellent client service and to develop and play to everyone’s strengths – and he has looked beyond the legal sector in a bid to set the firm apart from our competitors.
He qualified in November 1986 and attended Harvard Law School’s Leadership in Law course and enjoys leading and being responsible for setting and delivering the strategy for the firm.
Having worked in London, Hong Kong and Sydney, Robert has extensive national experience in the mining and minerals sector.
Robert is a director and trustee of the Christian overseas and development charity Tearfund, a Board director of the Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink, an elected member of the CBI Regional Council for the South West, an advisory Board member of Burcher Jennings and a director of the South West Tourism Alliance.
Robert enjoys cycling and skiing and singing in our workplace choir, the Rolling Scowns.
He is a finalist of the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards – Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Leading Individual - Chambers 2015