In addition to heading up our Property team, Robert has developed expertise in specialist areas of property practice including residential conveyancing, lease extensions and freehold acquisitions on behalf of tenants, farming and agricultural property law, bank finance and secured lending, and commercial property.
Robert also advises businesses on commercial leases, sales and purchases of going concerns, and new build development. He is also the firm’s senior responsible officer under its Conveyancing Quality Scheme accreditation.
His recent high profile cases include the acquisition of a 220 acre mixed residential and agricultural farm site for £6.75m and acting for a borrower taking a £5m loan against a residential portfolio of 44 properties.
Robert qualified in 2007 and trained with the firm before joining the Property Department, where he worked his way up to become a partner in 2010 and subsequently head of department.
"Thank you so much for all your help and hard work which successfully got us over the line this week. We were immensely impressed by your efficiency and your ability to make the transactions happen quite seamlessly."
“Please accept a sincere thank you for your exemplary professional service whilst undertaking the sale of our barn.”
“Robert is a highly professional and personable lawyer. He has a very good ability to explain complex legal issues and communicates well throughout any legal engagement. I would highly recommend him.”
“Robert acted for me during the purchase of my business. I have always found him and all his colleagues at Berry & Berry thoroughly professional and they have provided me with sound advice.”
"Excellent service, Robert is very good - will use again."
Robert’s personal interests include landscape photography, travel, film and literature. He has an ambition to climb all 214 “Wainwrights” in the Lake District.