Qualifications: BA (Hons First Class); LLB
Admitted as a Solicitor: October 2011
Called to the Bar: May 2019
Phone(02) 4032 4511 
Email:  [email protected]
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Robert appears in all criminal matters including Jury Trials, Sentence Hearings, Appeals, Defended  Hearings, Local and Children’s Court matters.

Advocacy is a passion for Robert, who also appears in commissions of inquiry, inquests, regulatory prosecutions and professional disciplinary matters.

Robert has extensive experience in criminal law. From 2011 to 2014, Robert worked with the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Ltd in the Central West and Riverina regions. Following this period, Robert worked with the Legal Aid Commission from 2014 to 2019 at Newcastle. During this time, Robert has appeared in the full gamut of criminal matters in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of NSW.

Being a sports enthusiast, Robert has appeared in sport disciplinary tribunal hearings. Robert has also worked in the Professional Conduct Department of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, United Kingdom, during a sabbatical overseas in 2016.

Areas of Practice

Public/Administrative

  • Proceeds of crime

Criminal

  • Appellate
  • Crimes against the person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental and Planning Offences
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Juvenile justice
  • Mental illness
  • Proceeds of crime/money laundering
  • Property offences
  • Sexual assault
  • Traffic
  • White collar and corporate crime
  • Children’s Court matters.
  • Child Sexual Assault Pilot Scheme
  • Children’s Serious Indictable Offences

 Inquests/Inquiries

  • Commissions and other Inquiries
  • Coronial inquests

Professional Regulation  

  • Professional misconduct and disciplinary proceedings

Sports Law

  • Sporting tribunal disciplinary proceedings