Robert acts in all fields of environmental law relevant to energy and natural resource development (incl. land, water, air, soil, minerals, plants, and animals).
He has an established track record of achieving favourable outcomes for development projects (e.g. legislative, planning, and approval). He is equally skilled in the protection and preservation of existing public or private interests in natural resources.
Robert is often briefed at the early planning stage of a project to assist with the preparation of strategies tailored to specific outcomes. He enjoys collaborating with clients, other counsel, and experts in the design and execution of those strategies.
He is experienced in other fields of law connected to resource development including director liability (company law), force de jure and liability (insurance), performance bonds (finance), and non-compliance (criminal).
Robert’s advocacy services include negotiation, briefing witnesses, planning and development hearings, defence of prosecutions, and appellate proceedings.