Rob is a commercial disputes lawyer with over 17 years' experience, with a strong commercial and client focus, and well developed legal skills. With a background as a commercial property lawyer, he has a particular specialisation in property related disputes.
Rob has significant experience in commercial litigation as well as insolvency litigation, particularly in regards to leasing litigation (for both landlords and tenants), as well as general property based litigation. This has included acting in litigation relating to the obtaining of injunctive relief, building defects, lease make good disputes, termination of lease and re-possession of premises for landlords, disputes over rent reviews in leases, litigation for recovery of rental arrears and loss of bargain damages, compulsory acquisition of land, appointment of trustees to sell property held as joint tenants, and a landmark Australian case on priorities under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA).
Rob regularly appears and instructs Counsel in a range of courts and tribunals including the District and Local Courts of New South Wales, the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the Federal Court of Australia, and the Supreme Courts of New South Wales and Queensland.
21 Feb 24 - Melbourne
The Victorian construction industry is highly regulated with directors and officers of construction companies facing general and specific risks of personal liability for the acts of their companies. In this in-person seminar, partners Ben Marshall, Chris Brodrick and Lachlan Ingram will explore three key areas of concern for directors and officers in the construction industry.
21 Feb 24
In the first instalment of our 2024 Construction & Infrastructure webinar series, partner Christine Jones will round up the significant decisions from 2023 concerning the NSW Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and forecast what's to come in the new year. The one-hour online session will review last year's key changes to the Act, delve into the latest adjudication statistics and explore potential trends for 2024.
22 Feb 24 - Sydney
One of the few things we can rely on is change. Our annual NSW Government lawyers CLE intensive returns as an in-person CLE day, offering a range of topics and CPD core units. This year’s program invites us to filter through the noise and refresh key concepts and skills necessary for the year ahead.