Rob helps survivors of child abuse and as a solicitor advocate he is able to represent them in courts at all levels. As a director of the firm, he also plays a key role in the child abuse compensation team, assisting David Greenwood in running what is one of our fastest-growing departments.
Rob qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and has many years’ experience of dealing with child abuse claims. He has particular experience in claims against institutions and government agencies, most notably for survivors of abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre.
Rob is primarily based in Wakefield, but often represents clients in cases across the Yorkshire region and nationally.
Rob has recently been heavily involved in representing many survivors of abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre and is experienced in dealing with claims against the Ministry of Justice as well as other agencies and institutions.
As an experienced court advocate, Rob has undertaken a wide-range of hearings, and this allows him to bring an extra dimension to his work advising and representing clients right from the outset of their claims. He has a confident, realistic and practical approach which clients find both reassuring and effective.
As the supervising Director for the firm’s Criminal Law work, Rob also ensures that the quality and service provided by our criminal lawyers is consistently high.
"Right from the start to the finished outcome I was treated with the utmost courtesy and was kept informed every step of the way - thank you."Child Abuse Compensation Client