Robert practises in commercial law and public law, in particular commercial and financial law, company and trust law, intellectual property and insolvency and restructuring.

Prior to joining the Bar, he was a solicitor at Clayton Utz and the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office. Robert holds qualifications in chemistry, law and finance, including Masters degrees in Law from the University of Melbourne, and Law and Finance from the University of Oxford.

Robert has written for national and international law journals in the areas of corporate finance, equity, unjust enrichment, company and constitutional law. He is a reporter for the Victorian Reports and the Australian Corporations and Securities Reports.

Professional memberships

  • INSOL International
  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute

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PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 8387

Chambers: Room 2114
Aickin Chambers
200 Queen Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Arbitration
Civil Appeals
Criminal Appeals
Commercial Law
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Contractual Disputes
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
Transport Law
Criminal Law
Corporate / White Collar Crime
Equity & Trusts
Public Law & Administrative Law
Constitutional Law
Judicial Review
Merits Review
Tax Law & Revenue Law
International Tax Law & Revenue Law


Admitted to the Legal Profession:
18 May 2010
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
23 Oct 2014


B.Sc., LL.B. (Hons), LL.M., M.Sc. (Oxon)