Biography

Robert works within our Commercial Litigation department. Robert acts on a wide range of different litigation matters.

Expertise and Past Cases

During his training contract, Robert gained experience in dealing with a wide range of litigation cases such as property disputes, professional negligence, and contractual disputes.

Recent notable cases Robert has worked on include:

  • Acting for a Claimant in a claim against an architect. The claim involved an action for breach of contract and professional negligence. A successful application in the Court of Appeal in Cardiff was made following the Defendant’s non-compliance with an order for specific disclosure.
  • Acting for a Claimant who was suing a truck company following the sale of a faulty HGV. An application for Strike-out and summary Judgment was successfully obtained following the Defendant’s non-engagement with Court Directions.
  • Acting for a large property management company in respect of a boundary dispute relating to trespass on its car park by a neighbouring landowner.
  • Defending a claim to Trial that was brought by a Claimant against the sellers of a property. The principle of caveat emptor was relied upon to refute allegations of negligent misrepresentation about inherent defects/faults to the property brought by the Claimant.

History

Robert was awarded a 2:1 in Law at Queens University Belfast. He went on to study a Masters Degree in Human Rights and Criminal Justice and was awarded a commendation. Robert moved over from Northern Ireland to Manchester in 2011 and completed the LPC at BBP Law School.

Robert joined Myerson in September 2017 and prior to that worked at Butcher and Barlow Solicitors and Clyde & Co.

Specialist Areas

Our legal services are underpinned by our knowledge and expertise in the following areas.