AREAS OF PRACTICE
Robin joined Lloyds PR Solicitors in January 2018. He mainly works on Crown Court matters, assisting solicitors and counsel in the preparation of paperwork-heavy cases ready for trial. These cases often involve offences such as fraud, money laundering and criminal conspiracies.
Before joining Lloyds PR Solicitors, he worked as a freelance advocate in the Civil Courts. He has also volunteered extensively for a charity assisting litigants in person in civil and family proceedings.
NOTABLE CASES(UNDER SUPERVISION)
- R v C & ors (2018) Crown Court at Worcester
Ongoing case involving accusation of conspiracy to commit GBH on a toddler with acid.
- R v RM & ors (2018) Crown Court at St Albans
Ongoing case involving 12 defendants accused of committing a conspiracy to defraud.
- R v M & ors (2018) Crown Court at Kingston
Ongoing case involving first defendant accused of fraudulent abuse of position. Third party data was obtained from HMRC in order to assess the credibility of the complainant employer.
- R v G (2018) Crown Court at Isleworth
Ongoing case where defendant is not fit to plead and faces “trial of the facts”.
- R v R (2018) Isleworth Crown Court
A case involving an allegation of sexual assault from a position of trust. The Crown offered no evidence on the first day of trial.
- R v C & ors (2018) Cambridge Crown Court
An allegation of conspiracy to kidnap involving complex cell site evidence. Lloyds PR took over representation after the start of trial and previous representation was forced to withdraw.
- SCC v C, G, C & B (2018) High Court
Represented protestors against local authority in alleged contempt of High Court injunction. This case is now the authority on the mental element of self-defence in such proceedings.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Robin studied Classics at the University of Cambridge. He then studied the law conversion course (GDL) and the Bar Professional Training Course.
MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Robin is a Lord Denning Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn and a member of Young Legal Aid Lawyers and of the Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship
In his free time, Robin enjoys swimming, reading and crosswords.