Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong
Panel of Intervention Agents, The Law Society of Hong Kong
Member, The Law Society of England and Wales
Member, The International Bar Association
Member, The Insolvency Interest Group of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Honorary Legal Advisor to the Outward Bound Trust of Hong Kong Limited
LLB (Hons), Sheffield University, UK
Law Society of England and Wales - Finals
Contributing editor of Hong Kong Civil Procedure: the “Hong Kong White Book”
Contributing editor of Tort Law and Practice in Hong Kong
Sole Hong Kong practitioner contributor to "The Costs and Funding of Civil Litigation, A comparative. Perspective" which is the first major comparative study of its type of more than 30 jurisdictions worldwide.
Sole Hong Kong practitioner contributor to the IBA Litigation Committee, “IBA Litigation Guide”.
Ranked as a leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution (both litigation and arbitration) in Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2007 - 2018)
Ranked as a Band 1 lawyer (1 of 9) for Dispute Resolution in Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific and Global guides (2007 - 2020)
Named as a leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution & Litigation in Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2018 and 2019)
The 2018 edition of Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific notes Robert is an "excellent, very experienced and user-friendly" litigator, with particular expertise in insolvency matters, professional negligence and defamation claims. One source says: "He is very specific and extremely responsive and efficient. It is a pleasure working with him."
Named as one of the world's leading practitioners in Litigation by Who's Who Legal Guide (2017)
Named as an expert in the fields of Litigation and Commercial Arbitration in Euromoney’s Expert Guides (2016)
The 2016 edition of Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific notes Robert for his expertise in commercial litigation, especially in advising technology and media companies. One source says: "I have very high regard for him. He's understated, but very good."
Named as a leading arbitration practitioner in Hong Kong in the Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration (2008 - 2014)