Robert focuses on commodity and trade finance law, structuring deals and complex cross-border financing arrangements for many of the world’s major banks, traders, exporters and other participants in the global trade market. He is frequently called upon to advise in the default and restructuring of complex, cross-border trade financings and payment instruments, and has been called upon to advise in relation to complex credit issues in some of the landmark letter-of-credit cases in the English courts over the past decade.

Robert has acted in some of the most significant and innovative trade and commodity finance transactions in recent years. Based in the firm’s London office, he works closely with our finance specialists across our office network to assist clients with their global trade finance solutions.

Robert is editor of Finance & Credit Law, is a member of the editorial board of Global Trade Review and editor of LC Monitor. He is named in the current editions of Legal 500 and Chambers as a leading individual in Trade Finance and is also recognized by the 2014 London Super Lawyers List for Energy and Natural Resources.