Robert has 40 years’ experience as a corporate advisor and financial services regulatory lawyer. He acts for a wide range of businesses mostly related to the insurance and financial advice industries.
Robert has highly extensive knowledge of corporate and financial services regulation for mutual insurers, IFAs, networks and the wealth management industry generally. He works exclusively for the industry and not against it. His advice is pragmatic and is tuned to the commercial outcome required. He has a particular interest in corporate governance issues.
Robert’s principal activities are the acquisition and disposal of all forms of financial advice companies, including advice on corporate and regulatory governance, including board reviews.
He is a member of the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants and an associate of the Association of Financial Mutuals.
Robert co-founded ADR Group in 1989 as the first provider of commercial mediation services and training in the UK and Europe. He is also a recently retired Army Reserve officer.
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Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Co-founded mediation in the UK and Europe in the commercial field
Associate of the Association of Financial Mutuals
Member of AFM regulatory and governance committee
Member of the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants
“Punches well above his weight.” Chambers UK
|2015||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2014-2015||Foot Antsey | Financial Services Regulation Consultant|
|2006-2014||Thrings LLP | Head of FSA Regulatory Team, Consultant|
|1987-2006||Ringrose Wharton | Partner|
|1980-1987||Wansboroughs | Solicitor|
|1978-1980||CMS Cameron McKenna | Solicitor|
|1976-1978||Allen & Overy | Solicitor|
|1976||Qualified as a Solicitor|